Chiyoko Sakata

Chiyoko Sakata

She was born on 6 November 1915. Her maiden name is Chiyoko Sakiyama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mone Sakiyama (mother), Fukimatsu Sakiyama (father), Eiichi Sakata (husband), Yoshiaki Sakata (son), Yoneko Sakata (daughter), and Kiyoe Sakata (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 419, No. 21 Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameChiyoko Sakata
Custodian Identification Number6758
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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