15581: Akeo Tanaka

15581: Akeo Tanaka

Akeo Tanaka

He was born on 24 September 1925. His name is also listed as Akeo Henry Tanaka. His family includes Mitsuyo Tanaka (mother; nee Mitsuyo Handa) and Toraichi Tanaka (father). Read Island, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to College Heights, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 September 1925
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
College Heights, AB
Reel
C-9431 (1764-1765)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15581
Name Akeo Tanaka

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15581: Akeo Tanaka

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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