Makijiro Taguchi

Makijiro Taguchi

He was born on 18 November 1881. He owned a grocery store at 700 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tochi Taguchi (mother; nee Tochi Kenno), Makihei Taguchi (father), Moto Taguchi (wife; nee Moto Fujii), Misao Taguchi (daughter), Shigeru Taguchi (son), Takemi Taguchi (son), and Fumiko Taguchi (daughter). His home address is listed as 700 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 702 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC where he died on 9 January 1944.


Regularized NameMakijiro Taguchi
Custodian Identification Number12962
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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