Kikuye Tahara

Kikuye Tahara

She was born on 17 September 1914. Her maiden name is Kikuye Nishikawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sute Nishikawa (mother; nee Sute Mori), Shozo Nishikawa (father), Toyotoshi Tahara (husband), Hiroshi Tahara (son), Katsuaki Tahara (son), and Toshiyuki Tahara (son). Her home address is listed as 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKikuye Tahara
Custodian Identification Number5095
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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