Isamu Tamai

Isamu Tamai

He was a fisherman. His family includes Tokumatsu Tamai (father), Hisaye Tamai (mother), and Eiji Tamai (brother). He lived in Ucluelet, BC and on 392 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON.


Regularized NameIsamu Tamai
Custodian Identification Number903
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Ucluelet
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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