Katsuhiko Matsunaga

Katsuhiko Matsunaga

He was born on 10 December 1905. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp and Paper Company Limited, Port Alice Plant, BC. His family includes Yaye Matsunaga (mother; nee Yaye Higashi), Sadaemon Matsunaga (father), Tami Matsunaga (wife; nee Tami Ishikawa), and Masashiro Matsunaga [also listed as Ray Matsunaga] (son). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKatsuhiko Matsunaga
Custodian Identification Number498
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alice


Custodian Case Files (1)


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