Mumeyo Tamura

Mumeyo Tamura

She was born on 8 December 1895. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Tatsu Tamura (mother), Sadakichi (father), Jube Tamura (husband), Masae Tamura (daughter), Yoshiko Tamura (daughter), Teruaki Tamura (son), Isao Tamura (son), and Nancy Tamura (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMumeyo
SurnameTamura
Regularized NameMumeyo Tamura
Custodian Identification Number7050
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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Terminology

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