Kahei Kamimura

Kahei Kamimura

He was born on 7 July 1880. He was a sawmill head employed by Cannell Lake Operations Limited in Mission. His family includes Jukejiro Shikaze (father), Matsu Shikaze (mother; Matsu Sake), Mitsu Kamimura (wife; in Japan), Keiko Kamimura (daughter; in Japan), Shiyoichiro Kamimura (son; in Japan), Koji Kamimura (son; in Japan). He lived in Mission, BC on Harbour Street. He was forcibly uprooted to 13 Mile Camp, Hope, BC.


Regularized NameKahei Kamimura
Custodian Identification Number9937
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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