Sadao Sonoda

Sadao Sonoda

He was born on 11 July 1905. He was a millhand employed by Powell Lumber Company. His family includes Chuihei Sonoda (father), Maki Sonoda (step-mother), Kiyono Sonoda (wife; nee Kiyano Nakaku), Mizue Sonoda (daughter), and Emiko Sonoda (daughter). His home address is listed as 406 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, BC.


Regularized NameSadao Sonoda
Custodian Identification Number12071
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Bay Farm, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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