Hiroshi Mitani

Hiroshi Mitani

He was born on 15 October 1918. He was a farmer and a logger employed by Farnridge Lumber Company, Haney, BC. His family includes Toyo Mitani (mother; nee Toyo Fujita), Takejiro Mitani (father), Mitsuye Mitani (wife; nee Mitsuye Kiwa), Richard Mitani [also listed as Masaru Mitani] (son), and Lawrence Mitani [also listed as Hiroshi Mitani] (son). His home address is listed as 2819 22nd Road, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Dominion City, MB.


Regularized NameHiroshi Mitani
Custodian Identification Number2757
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Dominion City, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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