Torazo Omatsu

Torazo Omatsu

He was born on 11 January 1914. He was a store clerk employed by Genno Omatsu. His family includes Tome Omatsu (mother) Etsu Omatsu (wife; nee Etsu Nishimura). His home address is listed as 359 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Notch Hill, BC and Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTorazo
SurnameOmatsu
Regularized NameTorazo Omatsu
Custodian Identification Number1860
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceNotch Hill, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC

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Terminology

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