Seiichiro Tonogai

Seiichiro Tonogai

He was born on 24 September 1905. He was a millhand employed by Cedar Cove Sash & Door Company. His family includes Seitayo Tonogai (father), Miwa Tonogai (mother), Hisako Tonogai (wife; nee Hisako Iwasaki), Seinoshin Tonogai (son), Osamu Tonogai (son), Atsushi Tonogai (son), Takashi Tonogai (son), Emilie Tonogai (daughter), Yoshitetsu Tonogai (son), and Kiyomi Tonogai (daughter). His home address is listed as 1017 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSeiichiro Tonogai
Custodian Identification Number11513
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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