2955: Nobuo Kamitomo

2955: Nobuo Kamitomo

Nobuo Kamitomo

He was born on 19 July 1920. He was a mill hand employed by Powell Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Aiko Kamitomo (mother; nee Aiko Toro) and Toyetaro Kamitomo (father). His home address is listed as both Woodfibre, BC and 877 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Ontario.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 July 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations before uprooting
C-9332 (1653-1659)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2955
Name Nobuo Kamitomo



2955: Nobuo Kamitomo


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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