Tanematsu Okubo

Tanematsu Okubo

He was born on 25 July 1906. He was a logger employed by Fernridge Lumber Company, Port Haney, BC. His family includes Kikuno Okubo (mother; nee Kikuno Kawasaki), Tomeijiro Okubo (father) and Haruye Okubo (wife; nee Haruye Kondo). His home address is listed as 241 Princess Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 439 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON.


Regularized NameTanematsu Okubo
Custodian Identification Number729_xi
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceAngler, ON


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