4845: Masamoto Tanaka

4845: Masamoto Tanaka

Masamoto

He was born on 1 January 1914. He is also listed as Morison Masamoto Tanaka. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Tsuyo Tanaka [possibly Tsuzo Tanaka] (mother; nee Tsuyo Yoshida or Tsuzo Yoshida), Soshichi Tanaka (father), Asako Tanaka (wife; nee Asako Kawade), and Masako Tanaka [also listed as Mary Tanaka] (daughter). His home address is listed as 17th Avenue, 22nd Road, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Diamond City, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 January 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Diamond City, AB
Reel
C-9348 (1387-1413)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4845
Name Masamoto Tanaka

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4845: Masamoto Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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