Hichihei Tahara

Hichihei Tahara

He was born on 19 June 1890. He was a ship fireman at Union Steamship Company. His family includes Hide Tahara (mother; nee Hide Takeshita), Hikosaburo Tahara (father), and Mikie Tahara (wife; nee Mikie Higashi). His home address is listed as 335 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 953 Nicola Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to 11 Mile Camp, Hope End, BC.


Regularized NameHichihei Tahara
Custodian Identification Number14815
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hope End, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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