Goro Hori

Goro Hori

He was born on 19 September 1899. He was a logger employed by Fernie Lumber Company, Stave Falls, BC. His family includes Tane Hori (mother; nee Tane Iwashita), Yataro Hori (father), Shizuko Hori (wife; nee Shizuko Murakawa), Ikiko Hori (daughter), and Rieko Hori (daughter). His home address is listed as Stave Falls, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameGoro Hori
Custodian Identification Number162_xi
NationalityJapanese national
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Stave Falls
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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