13844: Toshizo Kitamura

13844: Toshizo Kitamura

Kitamura

He was born on 28 June 1923. He was a shoe repairer who owned his own shop, Toby’s Shoe Repair, at 655 Front Street, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Yoshi Kitamura (mother; nee Yoshi Sawa) and Yosoya Kitamura (father). His home address is listed as 425 Garrett Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Turin, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 28 June 1923
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Turin, AB
Reel
C-9425 (1348-1378)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13844
Name Toshizo Kitamura

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13844: Toshizo Kitamura

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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