3431: Jujiro Tamura

3431: Jujiro Tamura

Jujiro Tamura

He was born on 10 July 1878. He was a fisherman employed by Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. His family includes Kome Tamura (mother; nee Kome Matsuoka), Sotaro Tamura (father), Haru Tamura (wife; in Japan), Toyoshige Tamura (son), Frances Sato [also listed as Masae Sato] (daughter; nee Frances Tamura and Masae Sato), and Inami Tamura (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 202, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 July 1878
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9337 (482-510)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3431
Name Jujiro Tamura



3431: Jujiro Tamura


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