Otojiro Tsuji

Otojiro Tsuji

He was born on 5 November 1900. He was a mill worker employed by Woodfibre Pulp Mill, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Iku Tsuji (mother; nee Iku Shigatani), Yonosuke Tsuji (father), and Fusa Tsuji (wife; nee Fusa Shikata). His home address is listed as 629 1/2 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC; Slocan Extension, BC; and Bay Farm, Slocan Extension, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameOtojiro Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number12422
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Bay Farm, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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