Katsumi Eto

Katsumi Eto

He was born on 27 January 1924. He was a farmer employed by Senji Eto. His family includes Matsuyo Eto (mother; nee Matsuyo Yamauchi) and Senji Eto (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Aldergrove, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Alberta, and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameKatsumi Eto
Custodian Identification Number3097
NationalityCanadian born
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Aldergrove


Custodian Case Files (1)


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