Chojiro Yoshimoto

Chojiro Yoshimoto

He was born on 19 October 1895. He was a millhand employed by BC Pulp & Paper Company. His family includes Kasaichi Yoshimoto (father), Seno Yoshimoto (mother; nee Seno Tsematu [likely Seno Tsuematsu]), Shina Yoshimoto (wife; nee Shina Imayanakita). His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameChojiro Yoshimoto
Custodian Identification Number9929
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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