Tatsujiro Kuroyama

Tatsujiro Kuroyama

He was born on 16 December 1906. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company, Knight Inlet, BC. His family includes Shinde Kuroyama (mother; nee Shinde Rin), Unosuke Kuroyama (father), and Kinu Kuroyama (wife; nee Kinu Doyama). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 160, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTatsujiro Kuroyama
Custodian Identification Number4128
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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