Suekichi Tanemura

Suekichi Tanemura

He was born on December 27. He was retired at the time of the file. His family includes his mother and Ryomon Tanemura (father). His home address is listed as 508 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 14 Mile Ranch, Tashme, BC. He died at Tashme, BC on 15 December 1943.


Regularized NameSuekichi Tanemura
Custodian Identification Number7174
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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