Naojiro Kamada

Naojiro Kamada

He was born on 2 April 1877. His family includes Taki Kamada (mother; nee Taki Tamaki), Zendoku Kamada (father), Masu Kamada (wife), and Masae Kamada (daughter). His home address is listed as Bailey Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Valemount, BC.


Regularized NameNaojiro Kamada
Custodian Identification Number5167
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceValemount, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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