Toyo Natsuhara

Toyo Natsuhara

She was born on 12 October 1910. Her maiden name is Toyo Yoshiwara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuta Yoshiwara (mother; nee Tsuta Hamaya), Manjiro Yoshiwara (father), Kisaburo Natsuhara (husband), and Kiyoshi Natsuhara (son). Her home address is listed as 193 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 161 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Nakusp, BC.


Regularized NameToyo Natsuhara
Custodian Identification Number8101
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Nakusp, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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