Hichisaburo Kameda

Hichisaburo Kameda

He was born on 18 November 1878. He was a storekeeper. His family includes Shimo Kameda (wife; nee Shima Kibe), Shigeo Kameda [also listed as Harry Kameda] (son), Shigetoshi Kameda (son), Masao Kameda (son), Fumiye Kameda (daughter), Toshiko Kameda (daughter), and Ritsuko Kameda (daughter). His home address is listed as 378 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Port Essington, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC and Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameHichisaburo Kameda
Custodian Identification Number14335
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington, BC


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