Sadaichi Tahara

Sadaichi Tahara

He was born on 5 April 1877. He was a logger employed by T. Iwasa, Royston Lumber Company Limited, Cumberland, BC. His family includes Teru Tahara (mother), Sadaichi Tahara (father), Asa Tahara (wife; nee Asa Yamaguchi), Mamoru Tahara (son), and Noboru Tahara (son). His home address is listed as No. 46 Japanese Town No. 1, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSadaichi Tahara
Custodian Identification Number5568
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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