Tanaka Tomojiro

Tanaka Tomojiro

He was born on 27 December 1898. He was a fishing contractor employed by H. Bell-Irvin Company Limited. His family includes Mine Tomojiro (mother; nee Mine Yoshida), Rinosuke Tomojiro (father), Kazue Tomojiro (wife; nee Kazue Nakagawa), Shizuo Tomojiro (son), Kaoru Tomojiro (son), and Hozumi Tomojiro (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 175, North Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTanaka
SurnameTomojiro
Regularized NameTanaka Tomojiro
Custodian Identification Number9027
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC

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