Tsutomu Okamoto

Tsutomu Okamoto

He was born on 18 June 1918. He was a gardener. His family includes Misu Okamoto (mother; nee Misu Takimoto) and Shinkichi Okamoto (father). His home address is listed as 3443 Wittier Avenue, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Spruce Falls Power and Paper Company, Kapuskasing, ON.

Metadata

ForenameTsutomu
SurnameOkamoto
Regularized NameTsutomu Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number803
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceKapuskasing, ON

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