2662: Yonekichi Tanaka

2662: Yonekichi Tanaka

Yonekichi Tanaka

He was born on 27 November 1894. He was a fisherman employed by Inverness Cannery Limited. His family includes Komu Tanaka (mother), Kichimatsu Tanaka (father), Koharu Tanaka (wife), Yoneko Tanaka (daughter), Kiyoko Tanaka (daughter), Michiho Tanaka (son), Motomu Tanaka (son), and Sakae Tanaka (daughter). His home address is listed as Inverness Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 November 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Grand Forks, BC
Reel
C-9330 (1044-1070)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2662
Name Yonekichi Tanaka

Metadata

Title

2662: Yonekichi Tanaka

Credits

Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
Publication Information: See Terms of Use for publication and licensing information.

Terminology

Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.