15204: Minosuke Tsubota

15204: Minosuke Tsubota

Minosuke Tsubota

He was born on 14 September 1893. He was born Minosuke Ueno and was adopted into his wife’s family. He was a millhand. His family includes Uoo Ueno (mother; nee Uoo Fukunaga), Sasuke Ueno (father), and Tase Tsbata (wife; in Japan). 1031 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lempriere, BC and Thunder River, BC. He was exiled to Japan in 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 14 September 1893
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Lempriere, BC
Thunder River, BC
Date exiled to Japan 1946
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9430 (1927-1944)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15204
Name Minosuke Tsubota



15204: Minosuke Tsubota


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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