Tomesaburo Makimoto

Tomesaburo Makimoto

He was born on 21 March 1877. He was a logger employed by Deep Bay Logging Company, Fanny Bay, BC. His family includes Yuki Makimoto (mother), Kichigoro Makimoto (father), Zhizuko Makimoto [also listed as Shizuko Makimoto or Shiguko Makimoto] (wife; nee Zhizuko Namba, Shizuko Namba, or Shiguko Namba), Takaharu Makimoto (son), Jitsuko Makimoto [also listed as Jitsuo Makimoto] (son), Fumiko Makimoto (daughter), Yoshiko Makimoto (daughter), and Matsuko Makimoto [also listed as Mitsuko Makimoto] (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 399, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomesaburo
SurnameMakimoto
Regularized NameTomesaburo Makimoto
Custodian Identification Number4031
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC

Collections

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Terminology

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