3879: Gosaku Tanaka

3879: Gosaku Tanaka

Gosaku Tanaka

He was born on 20 July 1881. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Teru Tanaka (mother; nee Teru Domai), Matsu Tanaka (father), Kazuo Tanaka (wife; nee Kazuo Miyamoto), Shosaku Tanaka (son), Eiko Tanaka (daughter), and Mitsuru Tanaka (son). His home address is listed as Sandell Road, Rural Route, No. 4, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.
Sex U
Date of Birth 20 July 1881
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Raymond, AB
Reel
C-9339 (1721-1844)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3879
Name Gosaku Tanaka

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3879: Gosaku Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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