Tadao Yamamura

Tadao Yamamura

He was born on 1 December 1897. He is also listed in the files as Tadao Beaver Yamamura. He was a bellhop employed by St. Regis Hotel, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Hide Yamamura (mother), Mantaro Yamamura (father), Michi Yamamura or Mitchi Yamamura (wife; nee Michi Murabayashi or Mitchi Yamamura), Tatsue Yamamura or Tsutai Yamamura (son), Mae Yamamura (daughter), and Lilly Yamamura or Lila Yamamura (daughter). His home address is listed as 2528 Waterloo Road, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameTadao
SurnameYamamura
Regularized NameTadao Yamamura
Custodian Identification Number3688
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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