Gentaro Watari

Gentaro Watari

He was born on 3 December 1899. He was a baker employed by Burrard Bakery, 209 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and a sawmill worker employed by Powell Lumber Company. His family includes Hatsue Watari [also listed as Hatsuye Watari] (wife), katsumi Watari (child), and Yuriko Watari (daughter). His home address is listed as 625 East 15th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameGentaro
SurnameWatari
Regularized NameGentaro Watari
Custodian Identification Number14862
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

Watari
NameSee also
Gentaro Watari
Hatsuye Watari

Terminology

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