Joe Watte

Joe Watte

He was born on 24 August 1924. He was a boat building apprentice employed by L.P. Matsumoto. His family includes Fiji Watte (mother) and Comezo Watte (father). His home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eatonville, ON.


Regularized NameJoe Watte
Custodian Identification Number2166
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEatonville, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Joe Watte
Megumi Watte


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