11785: Katsumi Tamai

11785: Katsumi Tamai

Katsumi Tamai

He was born on 3 August 1894. He was a section man employed by Canadian Pacific Railway. His family includes Tamiko Tamai (wife), Masashi Tamai (father), Yoshi Tamai (mother), and Masakatsu Tamai (son). He lived in Glacier, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 August 1894
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Hope, BC
Reel
C-9411 (1405-1415)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11785
Name Katsumi Tamai

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11785: Katsumi Tamai

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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