14269: Toshiko Kanamitsu

14269: Toshiko Kanamitsu

Toshiko Kanamitsu

She was born on 29 January 1927. Her family includes Sumi Kanamitsu (mother; nee Sumi Tsuji) and Migaku Kanamitsu (father). 244 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Okanagan Centre, BC and Sandon, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 29 January 1927
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Okanagan Centre, BC
Sandon, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Reel
C-9427 (1758-1762)
Type Person
Custodian Number 14269
Name Toshiko Kanamitsu

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14269: Toshiko Kanamitsu

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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