Tane Sakiyama

Tane Sakiyama

She was born on 20 July 1885. She was a self-employed by Japanese restaurant owner, “Kukusuke”, 116 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tama Arita (mother; nee Tama Yoshida), Nobujiro Arita (father), and Itaro Sakiyama (husband). Her home address is listed as 116 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTane Sakiyama
Custodian Identification Number7700
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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