Chuihei Sonoda

Chuihei Sonoda

He was born on 26 August 1880. He was a section hand employed by the CPR. His family includes Maki Sonoda (wife), Otomatsu Sonoda (father), Sadao Sonoda (son) and Toshi Sonoda (son). He lived in Brookmere, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameChuihei
SurnameSonoda
Regularized NameChuihei Sonoda
Custodian Identification Number3336
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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