11138: Kenji Kamitomo

11138: Kenji Kamitomo

Kenji Kamitomo

He was born on 11 June 1925. He was a millhand employed by Sawarne Lumber Company. His family includes Isejiro Kamitomo (father) and Hide Kamitomo (mother; nee Hide Tanaka). His home address is listed as 54 Dundas Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 June 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9405 (2373-2375)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11138
Name Kenji Kamitomo

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11138: Kenji Kamitomo

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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