11534: Yososhichi Kitamura

11534: Yososhichi Kitamura

Yososhichi Kitamura

He was born on 13 January 1896. He was a rooming house keeper in wife’s business The Orange Rooms. His family includes Otosaburo Kitamura (father), Take Kitamura (mother; nee Take Nakagawa), Shizuko Kitamura (wife; nee Shizuko Tsujimoto), Hiroko Kitamura (daughter), Sotaro Kitamura (son), Takashi Kitamura (son), and Teruo Kitamura (son). His home address is listed as 252 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 January 1896
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9409 (968-972)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11534
Name Yososhichi Kitamura



11534: Yososhichi Kitamura


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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