Taniwa Norimichi

Taniwa Norimichi

One of two Japanese Canadian individuals who legally challenged the deportation or "voluntary repatriation" through test cases in the BC Supreme Court. See Toyosaki Shigemitsu and Denis Murphy.


Regularized NameTaniwa Norimichi


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