Seisaku Tamura

Seisaku Tamura

He was born on 4 September 1877. He was a landscape gardener employed by Captain S. Holland, 6610 Churchill Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiharu Tamura (wife; nee Chiharu Takeuchi), Mamoru Tamura (son), Eiko Tamura (daughter), Junko Tamura (daughter), Yachiyo Tamura (daughter), Hiroko Tamura (daughter), Mitsuru Tamura (son), Isamu Tamura (son), Makoto Tamura (son), and Kiyoaki Tamura (son). His home address is listed as 1527 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 1607 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSeisaku Tamura
Custodian Identification Number8872
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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