Tagako Namba

Tagako Namba

She is also listed as Grace Namba. She was born on 1 July 1914. She was a kindergarten and music teacher employed by United Church. Her family includes Toyonori Namba (father) and Tokiwa Namba (mother; nee Tokiwa Ogura). Her home address is listed as 1036 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameTagako Namba
Custodian Identification Number12171
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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