3326: Masuya Tanaka

3326: Masuya Tanaka

Masuya Tanaka

He was born on 20 December 1887. He was a self-employed grocer. His family includes Sawa Tanaka (wife; nee Sawa Nishimura), Zenzo Tanaka (father), and Naka Tanaka (mother; nee Naka Wakabayashi). His home address is listed as 2006 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 December 1887
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Reel
C-9335 (1215-1249)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3326
Name Masuya Tanaka

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3326: Masuya Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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