Toshiko Kariya

Toshiko Kariya

She was born on 1 January 1914. Her maiden name is Toshiko Inouye. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Miye Inouye (mother; nee Miye Suyama), Kurajiro Inouye (father), Ichitaro Kariya (husband), and Judy Kariya [also listed as Michiko Kariya] (daughter). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay Logging Company, Fanny Bay, BC. 242 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 456 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameToshiko Kariya
Custodian Identification Number7323
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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