1557: Toru Kubo

1557: Toru Kubo

Toru Kubo

Kubo was born on 13 November 1915. He was a logger employed by Burns & Jackson Logging Company, Wilson Creek, BC. His family includes Yoshi Kubo (mother), Hidetaro Kubo (father), Yoshike Kubo (wife; nee Yoshike Oike), and Hidehiko Richard Kubo (son; born 20 December 1942). His home address is listed as Burns & Jackson Logging Company, Wilson Creek, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 November 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Westwold, BC
Reel
C-9321 (1025-1032)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1557
Name Toru Kubo
Dates
Not Before: 05 April 1942
Not After: 22 December 1943

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1557: Toru Kubo

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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