Tamotsu Okamoto

Tamotsu Okamoto

He was born on 31 October 1915. He was a logger employed by the Mayo Lumber Company. His family includes Misu Okamoto (mother; nee Misu Takamoto), and Shiokichi Okamoto (father). His home address is listed as 3443 Whittier Avenue, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to London, ON.

Metadata

ForenameTamotsu
SurnameOkamoto
Regularized NameTamotsu Okamoto
Custodian Identification Number753
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLondon, ON

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