1416: Jotaro Tsuchida

1416: Jotaro Tsuchida

Jotaro Tsuchida

Tsuchida was born on 05 April 1887. He was a millhand employed by Boedel Stewart and Welch Lumber Company, Port Alberni, BC. His family includes Toki Tsuchida (mother; deceased at time of file), Zengoro Tsuchida (father; deceased at time of file), Miju Tsuchida (wife; nee Miju Nishijima; in Japan), Misao Tsuchida (daughter; in Japan), Hideaki Tsuchida (son; in Japan), Hideyo Tsuchida (son; in Japan), Hideyuki Tsuchida (son; in Japan), and Hidekaru Tsuchida (son; in Japan). He lived in Port Alberni, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC, Slocan, BC, and Harris Ranch, New Denver, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946. His listed seized property includes: house and lot at 322 Johnston Street, New Westminster, BC; sewing machine; gas heater and stove; gramophone and records.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 April 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Slocan, BC
New Denver, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
C-9319 (95-139)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1416
Name Jotaro Tsuchida
Not Before: 19 March 1942
Not After: 06 January 1950



1416: Jotaro Tsuchida


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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