Tomi Higa

Tomi Higa

She was born on 21 May 1902. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kame Higa (mother), Matsuo Higa (father), Matsu Higa (husband), Masa Higa (son), Fumie Higa (daughter), Yasue Higa (daughter), and Fujiko Higa (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 71, New Westminster, BC. Brownsville, Yale Road, Surrey, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTomi Higa
Custodian Identification Number3960
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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