Toyo Mitani

Toyo Mitani

She was born on 10 February 1883. Her maiden name is Toyo Fujita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kiku Fujita (mother), Genji Fujita (father), Takejiro Mitani (husband), Hiroshi Mitani (son), Tamotsu Mitani (son), Tatsue Okamoto (daughter; nee Tatsue Mitani), Sumi Namba (daughter; nee Sumi Mitani), and Amy Mitani (daughter). Her home address is listed as 22nd Road, Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Dominion City, MB.


Regularized NameToyo Mitani
Custodian Identification Number2603
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Dominion City, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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