Ushizo Sakurada

Ushizo Sakurada

He was born on 13 August 1888. He was an elevator operator employed by Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ei Sakurada (wife; nee Ei Suriyama). His home address is listed as 157 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameUshizo Sakurada
Custodian Identification Number2834
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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