Tomi Kano

Tomi Kano

She was born on 25 May 1884. Her maiden name is Tomi Gunji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fuki Gunji (mother; nee Fuki Ouchi), Minosuke Gunji (father), Gensaku Kano (husband; deceased), Takatsugi Kano (son), and Seiichi Kano (son). Her home address is listed as Celtic Cannery, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTomi Kano
Custodian Identification Number6207
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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