Toyoo Mayeda

Toyoo Mayeda

He was born on 21 December 1906. He was a millhand employed by Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Tami Mayeda (mother; nee Tami Tamaishi), and Tozo Mayeda (father). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 129, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameToyoo Mayeda
Custodian Identification Number8995
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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