Kiyoshige Kato

Kiyoshige Kato

He was born on 17 December 1905. He was a logger employed by Mayo Brothers Lumber Mill. His family includes Kiyoji Kato (father) and Ai Kato (mother). He lived in Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoshige Kato
Custodian Identification Number11705
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Paldi


Custodian Case Files (1)


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