5432: Tanekichi Araki

5432: Tanekichi Araki

Tanekichi Araki

He was born on 1 April 1880. He was born as Tanekichi Ogawa and was adopted into his wife’s family. He was a self-employed strawberry grower. His family includes Mui Ogawa (wife; nee Mui Araki), Mattaro Ogawa (father), Tokuyo Araki (wife), Yasuka Araki (daughter), Masato Araki (son), Hideo Araki (son), and Ukiko Araki (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Stave Lake Road, Mission City, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 April 1880
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9357 (1039-1124)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5432
Name Tanekichi Araki

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5432: Tanekichi Araki

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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