12819: Isamu Kai

12819: Isamu Kai

Isamu Kai

He was born on 14 January 1919. He was a labourer. His family includes Tami Kai (mother; nee Tami Unoki) and Yusuke Kai (father). His home address is listed as 328 11th Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC; Toronto, ON; and Hamilton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 January 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Toronto, ON
Hamilton, ON
Reel
C-9417 (1555-1714)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12819
Name Isamu Kai

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12819: Isamu Kai

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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