Yoshio Tonogai

Yoshio Tonogai

He was born on 4 February 1924. He was a student at Vancouver Technical School. His family includes Buiyemon Tonogai (father) and Tomi Tonogai (mother; nee Tomi Nishimura). His home address is listed as 433 Alexander Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameYoshio Tonogai
Custodian Identification Number10383
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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