6543: Moriji Tanigami

6543: Moriji Tanigami

Moriji Tanigami

He was born on 6 November 1888. He was a fisherman employed by Great West Packing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tomiye Tanigami [possibly Tomie Tanigami] (wife; nee Tomiye Hidaka or Tomie Hidaka), Moriharu Tanigami (son), Harushi Tanigami (son), Tomiko Tanigami (daughter), Haruko Tanigami (daughter), Hideko Tanigami (daughter), Mitsuo Tanigami (son), and Sueko Tanigami (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 37 Canadian Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Turin, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 November 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Turin, AB
Reel
C-9365 (2169-2244)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6543
Name Moriji Tanigami

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6543: Moriji Tanigami

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