Misao Tainaka

Misao Tainaka

She was born on 10 March 1921. She was a helper at home. Her family includes Masu Tainaka (mother) and Yonetaro Tainaka (father). Her home address is listed as 314 Fenton Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Blue River, BC.


Regularized NameMisao Tainaka
Custodian Identification Number7791
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Blue River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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