Isamu Tomotsugu

Isamu Tomotsugu

He was born on 26 February 1919. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Kikuno Tomotsugu (mother; nee Kikuno Ninomiya), and Yoshigoro Tomotsugu (father). His home address is listed as 236 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, Ontario.

Metadata

ForenameIsamu
SurnameTomotsugu
Regularized NameIsamu Tomotsugu
Custodian Identification Number8173
NationalityCanadian born

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Shared Surnames

Tomotsugu

Terminology

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