Tozo Katayama

Tozo Katayama

He was born on 1 August 1875. He was a janitor at Bank of Commerce, 501 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Hashi Katayama (mother) and Kinishiro Katayama (father). His home address is listed as 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameTozo Katayama
Custodian Identification Number12208
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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