1488: Fusa Tanaka

1488: Fusa Tanaka

Fusa Tanaka

Tanaka was born on 26 December 1892. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Hyakutaro Tanaka (husband), Hiromi Tanaka (son; in Royal Canadian Army at time of file), Akiko Tanaka (daughter), Nikou Tanaka (son), and Rikou Tanaka (son). Her home address is listed as 1442 East Sixth Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Burns Lake, BC, care of J.C. Hunt, and to 601 McLaughlin Street, Fort William, ON . Her real estate on Stanley Street, Port Essington, BC was seized, but did not sell and was returned to her control on 15 May 1949. Her otHer listed seized property includes household belongings.
Sex F
Date of Birth 26 December 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Burns Lake, BC
Reel
C-9320 (801-827)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1488
Name Fusa Tanaka
Dates
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 08 September 1949

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1488: Fusa Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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