Tamekusu Machida

Tamekusu Machida

He was born on 17 June 1889. He was a fisherman. His family includes Yuki Machida (mother), Unosuke Machida (father), and Suga Machida (wife; nee Suga Yunekura; in Japan). His home address is listed as 723 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTamekusu Machida
Custodian Identification Number5238
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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