Tomizo Sakata

Tomizo Sakata

He was born on 21 March 1915. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Yone Sakata (mother; nee Yone Sakata), Kiichiro Sakata (father), Shigeko Sakata (wife), Tsukasa Sakata (son), and Masaaki Sakata (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 139, Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC and Merritt, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomizo
SurnameSakata
Regularized NameTomizo Sakata
Custodian Identification Number9073
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBridge River, BC
ResidenceMerritt, BC

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