1353: Jineyemon Taniguchi

1353: Jineyemon Taniguchi

Jineyemon Taniguchi

Taniguchi was born on 22 October 1884. He was a fisherman. His family includes Masae Taniguchi (wife; nee Masae Ryujin; in Japan) and Mikiyo Taniguchi (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as Arrandale Cannery, Nass River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Solsqua Camp, BC and he died at Greenwood, BC on 14 August 1944. His listed seized property includes his boat, the “J.T.,” sold to A.J. Weller.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 October 1884
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Solsqua Camp, BC
Locations before uprooting
Nass River
C-9317 (1492-1502)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1353
Name Jineyemon Taniguchi
Not Before: 04 March 1942
Not After: 10 February 1947



1353: Jineyemon Taniguchi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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