Isamu Tamura

Isamu Tamura

He was born on 6 November 1925. He was a delivery boy. His family includes Chiharu Tamura (mother; nee Chiharu Takeuchi) and Seisaku Tamura (father). 1527 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameIsamu Tamura
Custodian Identification Number10543
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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