Tadaichi Sakai

Tadaichi Sakai

He was born on 25 November 1899. He was a logger employed by Cameron Lake Logging Company. His family includes Haruko Sakai (wife; nee Haruko Yasumoto), Mitsuko Sakai (daughter), Takahiro Sakai (son), Hideko Sakai (daughter), and Yasuhiro Sakai (son). He lived in Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTadaichi Sakai
Custodian Identification Number11760
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Coombs


Custodian Case Files (1)


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