Sokichi Hosaki

Sokichi Hosaki

He was born on 30 July 1891. He was a gardener employed by Mr. Andai 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Take Hosaki (mother; nee Take Tamori), Usuke Hosaki (father), Taka Hosaki (wife; nee Taka Hirokado), Takeko Hosaki (daughter), and Toshiko Hosaki (daughter). His home address is listed as 701 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameSokichi Hosaki
Custodian Identification Number3595
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Raymond, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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