8689: Tsutomu Odamura

8689: Tsutomu Odamura

Tsutomu Odamura

He was born on 8 January 1920. He was a mill worker employed Grower’s Box Supply Company Limited. His family includes Mine Odamura (mother; nee Mine Hamada), Magoichi Odamura (father), and Fusako Odamura (wife; Fusako Nozuye). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Kapuskasing ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 January 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9385 (394-445)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8689
Name Tsutomu Odamura

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8689: Tsutomu Odamura

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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