2285: Tamotsu Mitani

2285: Tamotsu Mitani

Tamotsu Mitani

He was born on 27 September 1906. He was a farmer. His family includes Toyo Mitani (mother; nee Toyo Fujita), Takejiro Mitani (father) Haruko Mitani (wife; nee Haruko Okano), Florence Mitani [also listed as Florence Chizuru Mitani] (daughter), and Edward Mitani [also listed as Edward Isao Mitani] (son). His home address is listed as Dewdney Trunk Road, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 September 1906
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Winnipeg, MB
Reel
C-9328 (870-895)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2285
Name Tamotsu Mitani

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2285: Tamotsu Mitani

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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