Tsurukichi Mishima

Tsurukichi Mishima

Bird Commission case file number 695. Custodian file number 4836. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_34_file_0695)
He was born on 4 May 1892. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Soji Mishima [possibly Saji Mishima] (mother; nee Soji Miyagawa or Saji Miyagawa), Hgakumatsu Mishima [possibly Higakumatsu Mishima] (father), Shima Mishima (wife; nee Shima Kogo), Shiori Mishima (daughter), Akio Mishima (son), Kazuko Mishima (daughter), and Setsuko Mishima (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB.


Regularized NameTsurukichi Mishima
Custodian Identification Number4836
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Taber, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock

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