Tamiko Shoji

Tamiko Shoji

She was born on 21 July 1915. Her maiden name is Tamiko Yoshida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kinu Yoshida (mother), Yoshijiro Yoshida (father), Inosuke Shoji (husband), Miyuki Shoji (daughter), Yoshiro Shoji (son), and Mutsuo Shoji (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 160, Gulf of Georgia Cannery House, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameTamiko Shoji
Custodian Identification Number5259
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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