6833: Tomeji Akiyama

6833: Tomeji Akiyama

Tomeji Akiyama

He was born on 4 April 1888. He was a sawmill hand employed by Mayo Lumber Company, Paldi, BC. His family includes Rose Akiyama (wife; nee Rose Lancaster; deceased). His home address is listed as Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Passmore, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 04 April 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Passmore, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9369 (559-569)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6833
Name Tomeji Akiyama



6833: Tomeji Akiyama


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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