9929: Chojiro Yoshimoto

9929: Chojiro Yoshimoto

Chojiro Yoshimoto

He was born on 19 October 1895. He was a millhand employed by BC Pulp & Paper Company. His family includes Kasaichi Yoshimoto (father), Seno Yoshimoto (mother; nee Seno Tsematu [likely Seno Tsuematsu]), Shina Yoshimoto (wife; nee Shina Imayanakita). His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 October 1895
Nationality Japanese national
Reel
C-9395 (1072-1092)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9929
Name Chojiro Yoshimoto

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9929: Chojiro Yoshimoto

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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