Yosaburo Kato

Yosaburo Kato

He was born on 3 May 1911. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Iya Kato (mother; nee Iya Sekitani), and Yasakichi Kato (father). His home address is listed as 125 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, Ontario.


Regularized NameYosaburo Kato
Custodian Identification Number8154
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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