11988: Kametaro Matsuo

11988: Kametaro Matsuo

Kametaro Matsuo

He was born on 29 September 1909. He was a farmer and carpenter. His family includes Shizue Kametaro (wife), Yoshiko Matsuo (daughter), Seiji Matsuo (son), Kiyoshi Matsuo (son), Masako Matsuo (daughter), and Kiyomi Matsuo (daughter). He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 September 1909
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Grand Forks, BC
Reel
C-9412 (1891-1955)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11988
Name Kametaro Matsuo

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11988: Kametaro Matsuo

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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