Bunpei Tanemura

Bunpei Tanemura

He was born on 16 December 1887. He was a logger employed by Takimoto Camp, Haney, BC. His family includes Iya Tanemura (mother; nee Iya Teramura), Sugejiro Tanemura (father), and Kiyo Tanemura (wife). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 1, Haney, BC. 329 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Monte Lake, BC.


Regularized NameBunpei Tanemura
Custodian Identification Number7795
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMonte Lake, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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