11577: Eitaro Tanouye

11577: Eitaro Tanouye

Eitaro Tanouye

He was born on 3 October 1892. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber Company. His family includes Sohachi Tanouye (father), Tei Tanouye (mother), Eichi Tanouye (wife; nee Eichi Yoshikawa), Sakae Tanouye (daughter), Shizuko Tanouye (daughter), and Yoshie Tanouye (daughter). He lived in Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 October 1892
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Reel
C-9409 (1484-1489)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11577
Name Eitaro Tanouye

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11577: Eitaro Tanouye

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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