Yonetaro Tainaka

Yonetaro Tainaka

He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Masu Tainaka (wife), Misao Tainaka (daughter), Masuye Tainaka [also listed as Masayi Tainaka] (daughter), and Hideo Tainaka (son). His home address is listed as 314 Fenton Street, New Westminster, BC. [Queensborough], New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC, Oyama, BC, and Vernon, BC.

Metadata

ForenameYonetaro
SurnameTainaka
Regularized NameYonetaro Tainaka
Custodian Identification Number7718
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceBridge River, BC
ResidenceOyama, BC
ResidenceVernon, BC

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