Heigoro Tanabe

Heigoro Tanabe

He was born on 18 November 1881. He was a jeweller. His family includes Tora Tanabe [possibly Toru Tanabe] (wife; nee Tora Yamamoto or Toru Yamamoto). His home address is listed as 2131 Pandora Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC and Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHeigoro
SurnameTanabe
Regularized NameHeigoro Tanabe
Custodian Identification Number2962
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceWestwold, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC

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Terminology

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