Tomojiro Tsuji

Tomojiro Tsuji

He was born on 27 November 1868. He was a fisherman and a fish net maker employed by A.B.C. Canning Company Limited, Steveston, BC. His family includes Toa Tsuji (mother; nee Toa Takahashi), Tsunezo Tsuji (father), and Tomi Tsuji [also listed as Tane Tsuji] (wife; nee Tomi Saka [also listed as Tane Saka]; in Japan). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameTomojiro Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number421
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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