10485: Iya Tanabe

10485: Iya Tanabe

Iya Tanabe

She was born on 13 January 1889. Her maiden name is Iya Shibota. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sumi Shibota (mother), Magoji Shibota (father), Danzo Tanabe (husband), George Tanabe (son), Yoshiko Tanabe (daughter), Masako Tanabe (daughter), Aiko Tanabe (daughter) and Sumiko Tanabe (daughter). Her home address is listed as 128 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and New Denver, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 13 January 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9400 (933-947)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10485
Name Iya Tanabe



10485: Iya Tanabe


Metadata Author: Wendy Fang
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