Tetsuzo Mitobe

Tetsuzo Mitobe

He was born on 20 November 1907. He was a millhand employed by Alberni Pacfiic Lumber Company. His family includes Shichiro Mitobe (father), Tsuru Mitobe (mother), Haruye Mitobe (wife; nee Uyede), Shigmi Mitobe (son), Mamoru Mitobe (son), Shinobu Mitobe (son), and Tadashi Mitobe (son). He lived in Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTetsuzo
SurnameMitobe
Regularized NameTetsuzo Mitobe
Custodian Identification Number11920
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC

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