Toshiko Tohana

Toshiko Tohana

She was born on 12 August 1918. She was a housewife. Her family includes Genya Uyesugi (father), Waki Uyesugi (mother; nee Waki Mori), Shigeo Tohana (husband), Setsuko Tohana (daughter), Masayoshi Tohana (son), and Sachiye Tohana (daughter). Her home address is listed as 332 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameToshiko Tohana
Custodian Identification Number11312
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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