Taeko Miwa

Taeko Miwa

She was born on 13 October 1922. She was a maid employed by Mrs. Miles, Paldi, BC. Her family includes Tami Miwa (mother; nee Tami Tsuji), and Heishiro Miwa (father). Her home address is listed as Paldi, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameTaeko Miwa
Custodian Identification Number8407
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Paldi


Custodian Case Files (1)


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