1545: Misao Hoita

1545: Misao Hoita

Misao Hoita

Hoita was born on 21 February 1899. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Kazuno Kuwabara (mother), Rikuzo Robert Hoita [possibly Robert Rikuzo Hoita] (husband), Mutsuo Bobby Hoita (son), Tammy Hoita (daughter), Mary Hoita (daughter), Gladys Hoita (daughter), Gordon Hoita (son), and Irene Hoita (daughter). Her home address is listed as 618 Francis Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Cedar Springs, ON, care of V.G. McGuigan of McGuigan’s Orchards, and to 39 Henry Street, Toronto, ON. Her listed seized property includes the home she owned jointly with her husband, which was sold to Sergeant Major Duncan Hendry.
Sex F
Date of Birth 21 February 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Cedar Springs, ON
Reel
C-9321 (355-375)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1545
Name Misao Hoita
Dates
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 17 January 1947

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Title

1545: Misao Hoita

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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