Riyomon Tonogai

Riyomon Tonogai

He was born on 24 October 1894. He was a millworker employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Tomi Tonogai (wife; nee Tomi Tonogai), and Takao Tonogai (son). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.

Metadata

ForenameRiyomon
SurnameTonogai
Regularized NameRiyomon Tonogai
Custodian Identification Number9005
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC

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