Toshiro Tamaki

Toshiro Tamaki

He was born on 3 December 1903. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber Company. His family includes Kazuko Tamaki (father), Mitsu Tamaki (mother; nee Kiyoko Yoshinaga), Kiyoko Tamaki (wife), Atsushi Tamaki (son), and Hatsumi Tamaki (daughter). He lived in Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and exiled to Japan 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameToshiro Tamaki
Custodian Identification Number11505
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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