Chiharu Tamura

Chiharu Tamura

She was born on 17 July 1899. Her maiden name is Chiharu Takeuchi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Seisaku Tamura (husband), Mamoru Tamura (son), Eiko Tamura (daughter), Juneko Tamura (daughter), Yachiyo Tamura (daughter), Hiroko Tamura (daughter), Mitsuru Tamura (son), Isamu Tamura (son), Makoto Tamura (son), and Kiyoaki Tamura (son). Her home address is listed as 1527 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 1607 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameChiharu Tamura
Custodian Identification Number8871
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.