6999: George Tamura

6999: George Tamura

George Tamura

He was born on 16 September 1894. He also went by the name George Kikuichi Tamura. He was a mill hand employed by the Sitka Spruce Company. His family includes Namiko Tamura (mother; nee Namiko Tomura), Masukichi Tamura (father) Michiyo Fusinaga (wife), George Toshiaki Tamura (son), Grace Miyoko Tamura (daughter), and Victor Hideaki Tamura (son). His home address is listed as 221 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to North Kamloops, BC and Brocklehurst, Kamloops, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 September 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
North Kamloops, BC
Kamloops, BC
Reel
C-9371 (850-869)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6999
Name George Tamura
Dates
Not Before: 17 May 1942
Not After: 16 July 1947

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6999: George Tamura

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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