Shoshichi Toyota

Shoshichi Toyota

He was born on 14 February 1897. He was a millhand employed by Mayo Brothers Lumber Company. His family includes Takejiro Toyota (father), Hama Toyota (mother; nee Hama Asada), Kiriye Toyota [listed incorrectly as Karie Toyota] (wife; nee Kiriye Obuchi), Sugawo Toyota (daughter), Aichie Toyota (son), Yaichie Toyota (son), Mineo Toyota (daughter), Harue Toyota (daughter), Masagi Toyota (son), Masuye Toyota (daughter), and Roy Toyota (son). He lived in Paldi, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff, BC.

Metadata

ForenameShoshichi
SurnameToyota
Regularized NameShoshichi Toyota
Custodian Identification Number11648
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePopoff, BC

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