Tosuke Tsuji

Tosuke Tsuji

He was born on 14 March 1895. He was a fisherman employed by Canadian Fishing Company at Carlisle Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Tsune Tsuji (mother; nee Tsune Hayashi), Sutekichi Tsuji (father), and Miwa Tsuji (wife; nee Miwa Hikida; in Japan). His home address is listed as Carlisle Cannery, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC, Revelstoke, BC, and Golden, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTosuke Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number2052
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Revelstoke, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Golden, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Carlisle Cannery


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