Tamaye Kamada

Tamaye Kamada

She was born on 30 July 1918. She was a dressmaker employed by K. Kasubuchi, 521 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Senzaburo Kamada (father). Her home address is listed as 130 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTamaye Kamada
Custodian Identification Number6515
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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