2902: Tatsuya Tanaka

2902: Tatsuya Tanaka

Tatsuya Tanaka

He was born on 2 March 1883. He was a mill hand employed by B.C. Fir and Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yaye Nishimura (wife), Kenji Tanaka (son), Masaru Tanaka (son), and Nami Tanaka (daughter). His home address is listed as 964 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 March 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Sandon, BC
Reel
C-9332 (1072-1081)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2902
Name Tatsuya Tanaka

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2902: Tatsuya Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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