5325: Norimichi Taniwa

5325: Norimichi Taniwa

Norimichi Taniwa

He was born on 15 September 1907. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Matsue Taniwa (wife), Susan Taniwa [also listed as Sanae Taniwa] (daughter), Kenneth Taniwa [also listed as Yoshinori Taniwa] (son), Stanley Taniwa [also listed as Hiromichi Taniwa] (son), and Harmony Taniwa [also listed as Masako Taniwa] (daughter). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Geraldton, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 September 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Geraldton, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9355 (1183-1240)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5325
Name Norimichi Taniwa



5325: Norimichi Taniwa


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