Tsune Tahara

Tsune Tahara

She was born on 15 March 1900. Her maiden name is Tsune Yoshida. She was a barber employed by Mrs. K. Takenaka, Woodfibre, BC. Her family includes Moichi Tahara (husband). Her home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC and 786 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameTsune Tahara
Custodian Identification Number8109
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Woodfibre
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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