Ryozo Kamitona

Ryozo Kamitona

He is also listed as Ryozo Kamitono. He was born on 1 November 1890. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Yoshikichi Kamitona [also may be Yoshikichi Kamitono] (father) and Bun Kamitona [also may be Bun Kamitono] (mother). His home address is listed as Hastings Park, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lempriere, BC.


Regularized NameRyozo Kamitona
Custodian Identification Number10045
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLempriere, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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