Shimazu Tahara

Shimazu Tahara

She was born on 8 March 1878. Her maiden name is Shimazu Ishimoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Doi Ishimoto (mother; nee Doi Kishimoto), Shioji Ishimoto (father), Rinzo Tahara (husband). Her home address is listed as 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameShimazu Tahara
Custodian Identification Number8803
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Ruskin


Custodian Case Files (1)


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