Toyonori Namba

Toyonori Namba

His birth date is not listed in the file. He also used the name Toyoyoshi Namba. He was a farmer who worked on his son Akira’s farm. His family includes Chika Namba (mother; nee Chika Ishii; deceased at time of file), Kineme Namba (father; deceased at time of file), Tokiwa Namba (wife; nee Tokiwa Ogura), Tagako Namba (daughter), Akira Namba (son), Yasuko Namba (daughter), and Setsuko Namba (daughter; born 15 August 1927). His home address is listed as Dewdney Truck Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC and Montreal, QC. His listed seized property includes farm implements, a horse, seven hundred chickens, and household belongings.

Metadata

ForenameToyonori
SurnameNamba
Regularized NameToyonori Namba
Custodian Identification Number6955
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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