Kametaro Omura

Kametaro Omura

He was born on 24 July 1884. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Tomi Omura (mother; nee Tomi Yasui), Kanya Omura (father) and Misao Omura (wife; nee Misao Morishuma). His home address is listed as 1718 Pine Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Larkin, BC.


Regularized NameKametaro Omura
Custodian Identification Number9714
Residence (after uprooting)Larkin, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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