6643: Motaro Hamaura

6643: Motaro Hamaura

Hamaura

He was born on 15 August 1874. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Chiu Hamaura [possibly Chu Hamaura] (first wife; nee Chiu Saito or Chu Saito) Tsuneyo Hamaura (second wife), Tohashi Hamaura (son), Shigeru Hamaura (son), Hideo Hamaura (son), and Emiko Hamaura (daughter). His home address is listed as Acme Cannery, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Turin, AB and Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 August 1874
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Turin, AB
Picture Butte, AB
Reel
C-9367 (380-510)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6643
Name Motaro Hamaura

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6643: Motaro Hamaura

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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