I'll definitely ask my mom if she know's any details regarding your dad and I'll pass it on.
It's great to meet other family members from around the world. There is a Fidow Family Reunion planned for July 2013. Please feel free to join the Facebook group page under 'Uuga Jacob & Tumema Fidow'.
Even if you can't make it, it would be great to add you & your family to the 'family tree' under your father Tovio.