Guntaro Kato

Guntaro Kato

He was born on 30 September 1897. He was a millhand employed by Royston Lumber Company. His family includes Kintaro Kato (father), Kame Kato (mother), Kikuye Kato (wife; nee Kikuye Miyahara), Sumiko Kato (daughter), Emiko Kato (daughter), Mitsuko Kato (daughter), Hiroshi Kato (daughter), Yoshiko Kato (daughter), and Takako Kato (daughter). He lived in Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameGuntaro
SurnameKato
Regularized NameGuntaro Kato
Custodian Identification Number11825
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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