Toichiro Aoki

Toichiro Aoki

He was born on 25 July 1899. He was a self-employed cleaner and presser at Cherry Cleaners, 1319 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiku Aoki (mother; nee Chiku Kumita), Sadakichi Aoki (father), Matsuye Aoki (wife), Toshiro Aoki (son), Hiroshi Aoki (son), and Masaru Aoki (son). His home address is listed as 1319 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC; PO Box 638, Vernon, BC; and Solsqua, BC.


Regularized NameToichiro Aoki
Custodian Identification Number999
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Solsqua, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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