Sumiko Tahara

Sumiko Tahara

She was born on 26 June 1908. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kunimi Tahara (husband), Seishi Tahara (son), Michitaka Tahara (son), and Yoko Tahara (daughter). Her home address is listed as 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameSumiko Tahara
Custodian Identification Number11432
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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