Iwajiro Tada

Iwajiro Tada

He was born on 10 February 1883. He was a fruit picker employed by Kuizo Kobayashi, Kelowna, BC. His family includes Natsu Mizuhata (mother; nee Natsu Tada), Kazaemon Mizuhata (father), and Tashiro Asano (common-law wife). His home address is listed as 637 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 121 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC, and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameIwajiro Tada
Custodian Identification Number234
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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