Haruichi Tomomitsu

Haruichi Tomomitsu

Bird Commission case file number 775. Custodian file number 5580. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_39_file_0775)
He was born on 15 July 1886. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Ito Tomomitsu (wife), Sachiko Tomomitsu (daughter), Reiko Tomomitsu (daughter), Michiko Tomomitsu (daughter), and Kazuji Tomomitsu (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Nobleford, AB.


Regularized NameHaruichi Tomomitsu
Custodian Identification Number5580
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Nobleford, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission

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