Kichitaro Kataoka

Kichitaro Kataoka

He was born on 1 October 1874. He was a fisherman employed by Great Northern Cannery, Sherman, BC. His family includes Koyo Kataoka (wife; Koyo Ota), Hiroshi Kataoka (son), Takeshi Kataoka (son), Chiyoiko Kataoka (daughter), Kiyoshi Kataoka (son). His home address is listed as Sherman P.O., BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKichitaro Kataoka
Custodian Identification Number3501
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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