Toshio Omoto

Toshio Omoto

He was born on 5 July 1915. He was a logger employed by an overseas wood company. His family includes Irene Omoto [also listed as Ichiye Omoto] (wife; nee Irene Hoshino [also listed as Ichiye Hoshino]), Kinue Omoto (sister), Sataro Omoto (father) and Kiri Omoto (mother). His home address is listed as 819 Prior Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Neys, Ontario.


Regularized NameToshio Omoto
Custodian Identification Number11055
NationalityCanadian born


Custodian Case Files (1)


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