2698: Mitsuyoshi Tanizawa

2698: Mitsuyoshi Tanizawa

Mitsuyoshi Tanizawa

He was born on 5 January 1917. His name is also listed as Mitsuyoshi George Tanizawa and George Tanizawa. He was a baker employed by Harry Gleaves, Aroade Café, Dawson, Yukon Territories. His family includes Toyo Tanizawa (mother; nee Toyo Ebata) and Rutaro Tanizawa (father). His home address is listed as 786 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Dawson City, Yukon.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 January 1917
Nationality Canadian born
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (1306-1309)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2698
Name Mitsuyoshi Tanizawa



2698: Mitsuyoshi Tanizawa


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