7928: Toyoshige Tamura

7928: Toyoshige Tamura

Toyoshige Tamura

He was born on 17 January 1894. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Jujiro Tamura (father). His home address is listed as 326 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. P.O. Box 260, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Yard Creek, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 January 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Yard Creek, BC
Reel
C-9378 (1546-1553)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7928
Name Toyoshige Tamura

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7928: Toyoshige Tamura

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