Sosuke Hatakeyama

Sosuke Hatakeyama

Hatakeyama was born on 28 October 1880. He was a sawmill worker employed by Powell Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kintaro Hatakeyama (father; in Japan) and Shin Hatakeyama (wife). He lived at 763 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 701 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946. His listed seized property includes: 701 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC; household belongings; sewing machine.


Regularized NameSosuke Hatakeyama
Custodian Identification Number1431
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


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