4987: Gonshiro Taniishi

4987: Gonshiro Taniishi

Gonshiro Taniishi

He was born on 21 May 1888. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Shizue Taniishi (wife), Kiyoshi Taniishi (son), Yaeko Taniishi (daughter), Shigeko Taniishi (daughter), and Tadayoshi Taniishi (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 110, 36 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 May 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Picture Butte, AB
C-9350 (1838-1918)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4987
Name Gonshiro Taniishi



4987: Gonshiro Taniishi


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