11491: Hisao Tanaka

11491: Hisao Tanaka

Hisao Tanaka

He was born on 22 August 1909. He was a fisherman. His family includes Kyutaro Tanaka (father) and Hisa Tanaka (mother; nee Hisa Kariya). He lived in Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Keremeos, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 August 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Keremeos, BC
Reel
C-9408 (985-1081)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11491
Name Hisao Tanaka

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Title

11491: Hisao Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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