Manzo Tajiri

Manzo Tajiri

He was born on 10 December 1874. He is also listed as Manzo Tajira, Menzo Tajiri, and Menzo Tajira. His family includes Kiyo Tajiri [possibly Kiyo Tajira] (wife; deceased). His home address is listed as 1009 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hope, BC and Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameManzo Tajiri
Custodian Identification Number7975
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hope, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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