15197: Yoshiharu Tanikawa

15197: Yoshiharu Tanikawa

Yoshiharu Tanikawa

He was born on 10 February 1904. He also used the name Saburo Yamamoto. He was a logger. His family includes Ino Tanikawa (mother; nee Ino Yamada), Yotaro Tanikawa (father), Yukino Tanikawa (wife; nee Yukino Yamada), Sumiko Tanikawa (daughter), and Akiyoshi Tanikawa (son). Cumberland, BC and Indian River, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC, Sinclair Mills, Upper Fraser, BC, and Sitka Spruce Mills, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 February 1904
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Thunder River, BC
Upper Fraser, BC
Sitka Spruce Mills, ON
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
C-9430 (1879-1893)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15197
Name Yoshiharu Tanikawa



15197: Yoshiharu Tanikawa


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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