5986: Kazuyoshi Hirotsu

5986: Kazuyoshi Hirotsu

Kazuyoshi Hirotsu

He was born on 15 July 1902. He was a farmer and a millhand employed by Hammond Cedar Company. His family includes Yoshi Hirotsu (mother; nee Yoshi Sumida), Sadakichi Hirotsu (father), Kikuye Hirotsu (wife), Eddie Takeshi Hirotsu (son), Minako Hirotsu (daughter), and Yukiko Hirotsu (daughter). His home address is listed as 1st Road, Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 July 1902
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9363 (1267-1281)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5986
Name Kazuyoshi Hirotsu

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5986: Kazuyoshi Hirotsu

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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