5279: Morikiyo Tamura

5279: Morikiyo Tamura

Morikiyo Tamura

He was born on 13 December 1904. He was a self-employed trucker. His family includes Yuri Tamura (mother; nee Yuri Matsui), Yazaemon Tamura (father), Toshiko Tamura (wife; nee Toshiko Iwasa), Louise Reiko Tamura (daughter), and Alan Hiromu Tamura (son). His home address is listed as 5th Avenue, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 December 1904
Nationality United States
Locations uprooted
Raymond, AB
Reel
C-9354 (1817-1888)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5279
Name Morikiyo Tamura

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5279: Morikiyo Tamura

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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