Taro Bansho

Taro Bansho

He was born on 14 November 1870. He was a janitor employed by Hisao Mochiida, Prince Rupert, BC. No listed family. His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameTaro Bansho
Custodian Identification Number8562
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMinto City, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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