7011: Zenkuro Kitamura

7011: Zenkuro Kitamura

Zenkuro Kitamura

He was born on 28 September 1884. He is also listed as James Kitamura. He was a restaurant owner. His family includes Masaye Kitamura (wife), Hatsuye Kitamura (daughter), Zenichi Kitamura (son), Kikuno Kitamura (former wife; nee Kikuno Tanimura; deceased), and Shigeno Kitamura (daughter). His home address is listed as 215 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC where he died on 8 October 1944.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 September 1884
Date of Death 08 October 1944
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9371 (1795-1806)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7011
Name Zenkuro Kitamura
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 26 October 1946



7011: Zenkuro Kitamura


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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