Tatsu Hamaguchi

Tatsu Hamaguchi

She was born on 5 March 1919. Her maiden name is Tatsu Tanaka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tei Tanaka (mother; nee Tei Uyeyama), Sankichi Tanaka (father), Minoru Hamaguchi (husband), Jitsuyo Hamaguchi (daughter), Kiyomi Hamaguchi (daughter), and Satomi Hamaguchi (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 213, No. 23 Chatham Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTatsu Hamaguchi
Custodian Identification Number5235
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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