12461: Renji Anzai

12461: Renji Anzai

Renji Anzai

He was born on 11 November 1900. He was a self-employed contractor. His family includes Miyoko Anzai (wife; nee Miyoko Yabe), Mary Anzai [also listed as Kazuko Anzai] (daughter), George Anzai (son), Eiji Anzai (son), and Kenji Anzai (son). 2326 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC; Chase, BC; Tappen, BC; and Lavington, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 November 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Vernon, BC
Chase, BC
Tappen, BC
Lavington, BC
C-9415 (1662-1740)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12461
Name Renji Anzai



12461: Renji Anzai


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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