9323: Hitoshi Tanaka

9323: Hitoshi Tanaka

Hitoshi Tanaka

He was born on 24 May 1885. He was a shingle cutter employed by Capilano Shingle Company. His family includes Maki Tanaka (mother; nee Maki Sakurai), Arakuma Tanaka (father), Kinue Kitazumi (daughter; nee Kinue Tanaka) and Ichiro Tanaka (son). His home address is listed as Capilano Shingle Company, Hatzic, BC. Dewdney, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Pyramid Work Camp, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 May 1885
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Pyramid Work Camp, BC
Reel
C-9390 (1007-1015)
Type Person
Custodian Number 9323
Name Hitoshi Tanaka

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9323: Hitoshi Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Lindsey Jacobson
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