5882: Shizuko Tamoto

5882: Shizuko Tamoto

Shizuko Tamoto

She was born on 9 May 1924. She was a cannery worker employed by A.B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Tori Tamoto (mother; nee Tori Okano), and Toyokichi Tamoto (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box No. 47 Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 09 May 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9362 (747-761)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5882
Name Shizuko Tamoto

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5882: Shizuko Tamoto

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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