Tazu Higashi

Tazu Higashi

She was born on 29 September 1891. Her maiden name is Tazu Fukai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kinu Fukai (mother), Kyuhashi Fukai (father), Shizuichi Higashi (husband), Showney Higashi (son), and Fusako Higashi (daughter). Her home address is listed as Union Bay, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTazu Higashi
Custodian Identification Number6324
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Union Bay


Custodian Case Files (1)


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