Toshitomi Tonogai

Toshitomi Tonogai

He was born on 9 August 1922. He was a millhand employed by BC Pulp & Paper Company in Woodfibre BC. His family includes Riyomon Tonogai (father) and Tomi Tonogai (mother; nee Tomi Nishimura). He lived in Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.

Metadata

ForenameToshitomi
SurnameTonogai
Regularized NameToshitomi Tonogai
Custodian Identification Number10127
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC

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