Katsumi Tamai

Katsumi Tamai

He was born on 3 August 1894. He was a section man employed by Canadian Pacific Railway. His family includes Tamiko Tamai (wife), Masashi Tamai (father), Yoshi Tamai (mother), and Masakatsu Tamai (son). He lived in Glacier, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKatsumi
SurnameTamai
Regularized NameKatsumi Tamai
Custodian Identification Number11785
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceHope, BC

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