1411: Eikichi Tanino

1411: Eikichi Tanino

Eikichi Tanino

Tanino was born in February 1884. He was a master on a packer boat employed by Anglo British Columbia Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Masue Tanino (wife; nee Masue Kashio), Yoshiharu Tanino (son), Susumu Tanino (son), Eiichi Tanino (son), and Mitsunobu Tanino (son). He lived at Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC and 362 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and 106 Burton Street, Hamilton, ON. His listed seized property includes: packer boat “Taneese” [also, “Tanuse”]; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth February 1884
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Hamilton, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9319 (33-43)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1411
Name Eikichi Tanino
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 20 September 1946



1411: Eikichi Tanino


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