Komukichi Tamaki

Komukichi Tamaki

He was born on 11 November 1884. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Deep Bay, BC. His family includes Kiku Tamaki (mother), Matsubei Tamaki (father), Komai Tamaki [also listed as Komae Tamaki] (wife; nee Komai Okamoto or Komae Okamoto), Shigeyo Tamaki (son), and Shizuko Tamaki (son). His home address is listed as 762 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Deep Bay, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC, Lumby, BC, and Kelowna, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKomukichi
SurnameTamaki
Regularized NameKomukichi Tamaki
Custodian Identification Number7854
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLillooet, BC
ResidenceLumby, BC
ResidenceKelowna, BC

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