4862: Tamiko Mizutani

4862: Tamiko Mizutani

Tamiko Mizutani

She was born on 23 October 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chiyo Ohara (mother; nee Chiyo Hama), Tomekichi Ohara (father), Hisao Mizutani (husband), Yayoi Mizutani (daughter), Takeshi Mizutani (son), and Hiromi Mizutani (daughter). Her home address is listed as House No. 16, Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC. P.O. Box 27, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Greenwood, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 23 October 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Greenwood, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 October 1946
C-9348 (1665-1677)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4862
Name Tamiko Mizutani



4862: Tamiko Mizutani


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