5500: Tojuro Koyama

5500: Tojuro Koyama

Tojuro Koyama

He was born on 29 December 1882. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Tatsu Koyama (mother; nee Tatsu Uyede), Togoro Koyama (father), Miki Koyama (wife), and Kiyoshi Koyama (son). His home address is listed as Mayne Island, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Oyama, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 December 1882
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Oyama, BC
Reel
C-9359 (582-619)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5500
Name Tojuro Koyama

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5500: Tojuro Koyama

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