Tamotsu Tohana

Tamotsu Tohana

He was born on 18 September 1911. He was a logger employed by Jikemura Logging Company, O’Brien Bay, BC. His family includes Hana Tohana (mother) and Yonetaro Tohana (father). His home address is listed as O’Brien Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Fort William, ON.


Regularized NameTamotsu Tohana
Custodian Identification Number2224
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceFort William, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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