Mikie Tahara

Mikie Tahara

Her maiden name was Mikie Hiiashi. She was born on 18 June 1900. She was a dressmaker at Paree Dressmaking. Her family includes Hichihei Tahara (husband), Kimi Hiiashi (mother) and Sabuke Hiiashi (father). Her home address is listed as 321 Hawks Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameMikie Tahara
Custodian Identification Number11455
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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