Masaichi Sasai

Masaichi Sasai

He was born on 07 July 1891. He was a cannery worker employed by BC Packers. His family includes R. Sasai (mother; nee R. Sumida), Asakichi Sasai (father), Hatsuye Sasai (wife; nee Hatsuye Isono; in Japan), and Yoshiaki Sasai (son; in Japan). His home address is listed as Jedway, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC. 396 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON.


Regularized NameMasaichi Sasai
Custodian Identification Number548_xi
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Queen Charlotte Islands


Custodian Case Files (1)


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