Mitsuo Amemori

Mitsuo Amemori

He was born on 23 July 1904. He was a mill hand employed by Mohawk Lumber Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Asa Amemori (mother; nee Asa Makino), Torao Amemori (father), Kikue Amemori (wife), Misako Amemori [possibly Jean Amemori] (daughter), Kumiko Amemori [possibly Kumiko Joyce Amemori] (daughter), Yoko Amemori (daughter), and Tetsuya Amemori (son). His home address is listed as 1011 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameMitsuo Amemori
Custodian Identification Number7316
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Raymond, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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