12980: Toyoko Kato

12980: Toyoko Kato

Toyoko

She was born on 6 March 1899. She was a self-employed dressmaker who owned her own business at 2760 Alma Road, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Yomishi Kato (husband), Hisa Kato (daughter), Kiyoshi Kato (daughter), and Taira Kato (son). Her home address is listed as 2584 Oxford Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.
Sex U
Date of Birth 06 March 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9419 (1397-1409)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12980
Name Toyoko Kato

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12980: Toyoko Kato

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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