Genzaburo Kamada

Genzaburo Kamada

He was born on 8 January 1886. He was a janitor employed at the C.P.R. depot, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chio Kamada (mother; nee Chio Wakashima), Ezu Kamada (father), and Tama Kamada (wife; nee Tama Kihara). His home address is listed as 130 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 229 D. Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 243 D. Powell Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameGenzaburo Kamada
Custodian Identification Number2376
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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