Tokutaro Sakata

Tokutaro Sakata

He was born on 18 January 1879. He was a cook employed by Mr. Kamimura, Steel Head, BC. His family includes Yuki Sakata (mother; nee Yuki Inouye), Shinpei Sakata (father), and Kiyoka Sakata (wife; nee Shibata). His home address is listed as Old Silver Road, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameTokutaro Sakata
Custodian Identification Number9282
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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