Sadashiro Fujita

Sadashiro Fujita

Fujita was born on 3 January 1881. He was a retired logger, previously employed by Pacific Shingle Companu, Coquitlam, BC. His family includes Shika Fujita (mother; deceased at time of file) and Matakichi Fujita (father; deceased at time of file). His home address is listed as 433 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC, New Denver, BC, and Slocan, BC. His listed seized property includes his vacant lot in the 7300 block of Fraser Avenue, Vancouver, BC, which was sold to Amy Doherty, real estate at 418 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC, which was sold to Frederick Mattersdorfer. A vacant lot at 3687 Victoria Street, Vancouver, BC owned with Katsuzo Kuawada, was sold to to Samuel Eckersley in May 1942, before Fujita and Kuwada were forcibly uprooted in July and August 1942.


Regularized NameSadashiro Fujita
Custodian Identification Number1472
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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