Tona Tsuruda

Tona Tsuruda

She was born on 05 April 1876. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toichi Tsuruda (husband), Shuzo Tsuruda (son), Hisao Tsuruda (son) and Mitsuye Nakatsuka (daughter; nee Mitsuye Tsuruda). Her home address is listed as 706 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC. She died at Slocan City, BC on 10 April 1945.


Regularized NameTona Tsuruda
Custodian Identification Number10652
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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