Tora Tanabe

Tora Tanabe

She was born on 27 December 1883. Her maiden name is Tora Yamamoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Koto Yamamoto (mother; nee Koto Isobe), Zentaro Yamamoto (father), and Higoro Tanabe (husband). 2131 Pandora Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC. She may have died in a house fire at Westwold, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTora
SurnameTanabe
Regularized NameTora Tanabe
Custodian Identification Number13968
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceWestwold, BC

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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