2544: Tomiyama Kakuta

2544: Tomiyama Kakuta

Tomiyama Kakuta

He was born on 11 December 1888. He was a rooming house proprietor. His family includes Kirino Kakuta [also listed as Tirino Kakuta] (wife; nee Kirino Endo), Yoshio Kakuta (son), Yukio Kakuta (son), Hisaye Kakuta (daughter), Hiroe Kakuta (daughter), Kiraye Kakuta (daughter), Yasuko Kakuta (daughter), and Akira Kakuta (son). His home address is listed as 927 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 December 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Taber, AB
C-9330 (231-238)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2544
Name Tomiyama Kakuta



2544: Tomiyama Kakuta


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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