Hisako Tonogai

Hisako Tonogai

She was born in approximately 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Seiichiro Tonogai (husband), Seinoshin Tonogai (son), Osamu Tonogai (son), Atsushi Tonogai (son), Takashi Tonogai (son), Emilie Tonogai (daughter), Yoshitetsu Tonogai (son), and Kiyomi Tonogai (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1017 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and later Whitemouth Manitoba.


Regularized NameHisako Tonogai
Custodian Identification Number9924
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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