8934: Benji Tanaka

8934: Benji Tanaka

Benji Tanaka

He was born on 15 August 1876. He was a caretaker employed by her daughter. His family includes 52 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and 217 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC. His home address is listed as 52 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 August 1876
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lillooet, BC
C-9387 (1491-1494)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8934
Name Benji Tanaka



8934: Benji Tanaka


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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