Tamotsu Okabe

Tamotsu Okabe

He was born on 3 March 1920. He was an auto salesman employed by Routledge Motors, Mission, BC. His family includes Taki Okabe (mother; nee Taki Fukawa), and Denjiro Okabe (father). His home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTamotsu
SurnameOkabe
Regularized NameTamotsu Okabe
Custodian Identification Number5774
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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