Kazuko Tahara

Kazuko Tahara

She was born on 2 March 1921. She was a dressmaker employed by Lilac Cleaners and a maid employed by Mrs. Ross, 6228 MacDonald Road, Vancouver, BC and Mrs. J.L Helliwell, 1849 West 35th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Shimaju Tahara (mother; nee Shimaju Ishimoto), Rinzo Tahara (father), and Toru Arikawa (husband). Her home address is listed as 32nd Avenue, Ruskin, BC.


Regularized NameKazuko Tahara
Custodian Identification Number8805
NationalityCanadian born


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