11888: Shotaro Kitamura

11888: Shotaro Kitamura

Shotaro Kitamura

He was born on 6 December 1891. He was a millhand employed by B. S. & W. Lumber Company. His family includes Otoya Kitamura (father), Akio Kitamura (mother), Hatsu Kitamura (wife; nee Hatsu Furukawa), James Kitamura [also listed as Yoshio Kitamura] (son), Haruko Kitamura [also listed as Helen Kitamura] (daughter), Fumiko Kitamura [also listed as Alice Kitamura] (daughter), and Emiko Kitamura (daughter). He lived in Great Central, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 December 1891
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Toronto, ON
Locations before uprooting
Great Central
C-9412 (111-145)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11888
Name Shotaro Kitamura



11888: Shotaro Kitamura


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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