Sanjiro Sakaguchi

Sanjiro Sakaguchi

He was born on 5 May 1871. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Sawaye Sakaguchi (wife), Hiroshi Sakaguchi (son), Taiji Sakaguchi (son), and Kyoji Sakaguchi (son). His home address is listed as 1632 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSanjiro Sakaguchi
Custodian Identification Number3369
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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