Tomo Tajiri

Tomo Tajiri

He was born on 2 May 1924. He is also listed as Tomo Tajiro. He was a logger employed by Capilano Cedar Company. His family includes Shizuka Tajiri (mother; nee Shizuka Yamashita) and Juro Tajiri (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameTomo
SurnameTajiri
Regularized NameTomo Tajiri
Custodian Identification Number4421
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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