Tojiro Amano

Tojiro Amano

He was born on 18 April 1908. He was a carpenter employed by Stanley Park Shipyards. His family includes Takematsu Amano (father), Yukiye Amano (mother; nee Yukiye Tomokuni), Kikuye Amano (wife), Takekazu Amano (son) and Hiroshi Amano (son). His home address is listed as 461 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTojiro Amano
Custodian Identification Number11711
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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