788: Magokichi Tanizawa

788: Magokichi Tanizawa

Magokichi Tanizawa

He was born on 21 October 1904. He was a logger employed by Hiland Logging Company, O'Brien Bay, BC. His family includes Hana Tanizawa (mother, nee Hana Mitani) and Sajiro Tanizawa (father). His home address is listed as O'Brien Bay, BC. Mission City, BC and 331 Main Street, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Spruce Fall Power & Paper Company, BC; Kapuskasing, ON; and Essex ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 October 1904
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Paper Company, BC
Kapuskasing, ON
C-9311 (1665-1668)
Type Person
Custodian Number 788
Name Magokichi Tanizawa
Not Before: 25 March 1942
Not After: 06 July 1944



788: Magokichi Tanizawa


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Marina de Souza
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