Toyomi Onizaki

Toyomi Onizaki

She was born on 1 April 1907. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kensaburo Onizaki (husband), Takashi Onizaki (son), Chiyeko Onizaki (daughter), Masashi Onizaki (son), and Mitsuko Onizaki (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameToyomi Onizaki
Custodian Identification Number6478
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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