Saichi Tamoto

Saichi Tamoto

He was born on 9 October 1917. He was a fisherman employed by A.B.C. Packing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tori Tamoto (mother; nee Tori Okano) and Toyokichi Tamoto (father). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley, BC and Midway, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameSaichi Tamoto
Custodian Identification Number2167
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Three Valley, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Midway, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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