Mitsue Tajiri

Mitsue Tajiri

She was born on 18 August 1905. She was a barber and housewife. Her family includes Hatsu Nishijima (mother; nee Hatsu Murakami), Uhei Nishijima (father), Torao Tajiri (husband), and Akira Tajiri (son). Her home address is listed as 1009 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.


Regularized NameMitsue Tajiri
Custodian Identification Number7976
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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