2127: Haruo Tanaka

2127: Haruo Tanaka

Haruo Tanaka

He was born on 1 June 1912. He was a salesman employed by West Coast Trading Company, 502 East Hastings Street. His family includes Akuri Tanaka (mother), Jikichi Tanaka (father), Kiyoko Tanaka (wife), Joy Tanaka [also listed as Joy Mieko Tanaka] (daughter), and Ken Tanaka [also written as Herbert Ken Tanaka] (son). His home address is listed as 366 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. 672 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 June 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9327 (766-779)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2127
Name Haruo Tanaka

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2127: Haruo Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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