Masakatsu Kaneko

Masakatsu Kaneko

He was born on 15 August 1926. He was a millhand employed by masterbuilt plant #2. His family includes Yotaro Kaneko (father), Samo Kaneko (mother; nee Samo Tsutsumida). His home address is listed as 2028 Columbia Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Cranbrook, BC.


Regularized NameMasakatsu Kaneko
Custodian Identification Number11238
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceCranbrook, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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