Mineki Tanabe

Mineki Tanabe

He was born on 10 April 1892. He was a millhand. His family includes Fude Tanabe (mother), Moshichiro Tanabe (father), and Kuma Tanabe (wife; nee Kuma Fukuhara). 112 Kingsway, Port Alberni, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC where he died on 25 April 1943.


Regularized NameMineki Tanabe
Custodian Identification Number14694
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSandon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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