Yotaro Kamitomo

Yotaro Kamitomo

He was born on 10 July 1880. He was a wood chopper. His family includes Aiko Kamitomo (wife), Haruko Kamitomo (daughter), Mitsuo Kamitomo (son), Yoshiko Kamitomo (daughter), and Tomiko Kamitomo (daughter). His home address is listed as 877 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameYotaro Kamitomo
Custodian Identification Number15008
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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