5774: Tamotsu Okabe

5774: Tamotsu Okabe

Tamotsu Okabe

He was born on 3 March 1920. He was an auto salesman employed by Routledge Motors, Mission, BC. His family includes Taki Okabe (mother; nee Taki Fukawa), and Denjiro Okabe (father). His home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 March 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9361 (2192-2202)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5774
Name Tamotsu Okabe

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5774: Tamotsu Okabe

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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