Kunimi Tahara

Kunimi Tahara

He was born on 30 November 1904. He was a millworker. His family includes Shinmazue Tahara (mother), Rinso Tahara (father), Sumiko Tahara (wife; nee Sumiko Hirose), Seishi Tahara (son), Michitaka Tahara (son), and Yoko Tahara (daughter). Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and 15 Mile Camp, Hope, BC.


Regularized NameKunimi Tahara
Custodian Identification Number13768
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls


Custodian Case Files (1)


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