Kakuta Tomiyama

Kakuta Tomiyama

He was born on 12 November 1888. He was a rooming house proprietor. His family includes Kirino Tomiyama (wife; nee Kirino Endo), Hisaye Tomiyama (daughter), Hiroye Tomiyama (daughter), Yasuko Tomiyama (daughter), and Akira Tomiyama (son). His home address is listed as 208 Union Street, Vancouver, BC and 927 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Macleod, AB.


Regularized NameKakuta Tomiyama
Custodian Identification Number9194
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMacleod, AB


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