8798: Mitsuo Tanaka

8798: Mitsuo Tanaka

Mitsuo Tanaka

He was born on 30 April 1911. He was a rooming house caretaker employed by his sister, Hideko Ichikawa. His family includes Samo Tanaka (mother; nee Samo Nieno), and Benji Tanaka (father). His home address is listed as 52 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and Ruskin, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 30 April 1911
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lillooet, BC
C-9386 (884-889)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8798
Name Mitsuo Tanaka



8798: Mitsuo Tanaka


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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