Gisaburo Kato

Gisaburo Kato

He was born on 4 July 1883. He was a box mill worker employed by Ruskin Box Mill, Ruskin, BC. His family includes Nami Kato (mother; nee Nami Nikaido), Genju Kato (father), Kishi Kato (wife; nee Kishi Arai), Toshiko Jean Kato (daughter), Shigeo Barry Kato (son), and Noboru Kato (son). His home address is listed as Baillie Road, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameGisaburo Kato
Custodian Identification Number2932
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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