5712: Tomejiro Isaogai

5712: Tomejiro Isaogai

Tomejiro Isaogai

He was born on 22 September 1891. He owned a transfer business. His family includes Tsuru Isaogai (mother; nee Tsuru Nakanishi), Tozo Isaogai (father), Yoshie Isaogai (wife; nee Yoshie Kitai), Isao Isaogai (son), Koryo Isaogai (son), and Mariko Isaogai (daughter). His home address is listed as 523 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Iron Springs, AB and he was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 September 1891
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Iron Springs, AB
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
C-9361 (1421-1485)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5712
Name Tomejiro Isaogai



5712: Tomejiro Isaogai


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