Sajiro Nose

Sajiro Nose

He was born on 23 August 1896. He was a sawmill worker employed by B.C. Fir & Lumber Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Seiroku Nose (father), Shizu Nose (wife; nee Shizu Kataoka), Eizo Nose (son), Hideo Nose (son), Yaeko Nose (daughter), Kiyoshige Nose (son). His home address is listed as 1017 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 854 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameSajiro Nose
Custodian Identification Number2051
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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