Torao Tajiri

Torao Tajiri

His family includes Mitsue Tajiri (wife; nee Mitsue Nishijima) and Akira Tajiri (son). His home address is listed as 1009 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameTorao Tajiri
Custodian Identification Number943
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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