Shoso Tomihiro

Shoso Tomihiro

He was born on 1 January 1892. He was a millhand employed by Royston Lumber Company. His family includes Teizo Tomihiro (father), Itsu Tomihiro (mother; nee Itsu Yamamura), Shigeko Tomihiro (wife; nee Shigeko Matsumoto), Michio Tomihiro (son), Sachio Tomihiro (son), Yasushi Tomihiro (son), Yoshiro Tomihiro (son), Miyoko Tomihiro (daughter), and Sumio Tomihiro (son). He lived in Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShoso Tomihiro
Custodian Identification Number12052
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


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