Tanezo Nitsui

Tanezo Nitsui

He was born on 23 May 1877. He was retired at the time of the file. His family includes Okura Nitsui (mother), Tobe Nitsui (father), and Tsuru Nitsui (wife; nee Tsuru Atode). His home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lillooet, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTanezo
SurnameNitsui
Regularized NameTanezo Nitsui
Custodian Identification Number453
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceLillooet, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

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