Tomisaburo Hirano

Tomisaburo Hirano

He was born on 6 July 1908. He was an engineer employed by Tofino Trollers Corporation Association. His family includes Harue Hirano [also listed as Aster Hirano] (wife; nee Harue Ikeda [also Aster Ikeda]), Trudean Hirano [also listed as Mutsuko Hirano] (daughter). His home address is listed as 536 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameTomisaburo Hirano
Custodian Identification Number10306
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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