11920: Tetsuzo Mitobe

11920: Tetsuzo Mitobe

Tetsuzo Mitobe

He was born on 20 November 1907. He was a millhand employed by Alberni Pacfiic Lumber Company. His family includes Shichiro Mitobe (father), Tsuru Mitobe (mother), Haruye Mitobe (wife; nee Uyede), Shigmi Mitobe (son), Mamoru Mitobe (son), Shinobu Mitobe (son), and Tadashi Mitobe (son). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 November 1907
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9412 (525-539)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11920
Name Tetsuzo Mitobe

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11920: Tetsuzo Mitobe

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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