Tomejiro Fujiwara

Tomejiro Fujiwara

He was born on 6 November 1883. He was a sawmill worker employed by Mohawk Lumber, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Tetsu Fujiwara (mother), Zenjiro Fujiwara (father), Sute Fujiwara (wife; nee Sute Tsukamoto), Fumi Fujiwara (daughter-in-law), and Koichi Fujiwara (son). His home address is listed as 1031 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTomejiro Fujiwara
Custodian Identification Number7979
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


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