Shigeko Tomihiro

Shigeko Tomihiro

She was born on 10 January 1902. She was a housewife. Her family includes Michi Matsumoto (mother; nee Michi Hirai), Kozuchi Matsumoto (father), Shoso Tomihiro (husband), Michio Tomihiro (son), Miyoko Tomihiro (daughter), Sachio Tomihiro (son), Yasushi Tomihiro (son), Yoshiro Tomihiro (son), and Sumio Tomihiro (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShigeko Tomihiro
Custodian Identification Number4012
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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