Kameo Kumano

Kameo Kumano

He was born on 20 February 1905. He is also listed as Kameo Bobby Kumano. He was a taxi driver employed by S. Yamashita, 205 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiyono Kumano (mother), Asae Kumano (wife; nee Asae Mori), May Kumano [also written as Julia May Kumano] (daughter), Takeshi Kumano [also written as Leslie Kumano] (son), and Raymond Kumano [also listed as Hiroshi Kumano] (son). His home address is listed as 203 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKameo Kumano
Custodian Identification Number2965
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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