Tsurumatsu Kamei

Tsurumatsu Kamei

He was born on 29 December 1876. He was a cannery worker employed by New England Cannery Company, Prince Rupert, BC. His home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and New Denver, BC. He is listed as being back in Prince Rupert, BC as of 12 May 1947.


Regularized NameTsurumatsu Kamei
Custodian Identification Number7102
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKaslo, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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