Shigehisa Taniyama

Shigehisa Taniyama

He was born on 19 January 1883. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Tomio Taniyama (wife), Izumi Taniyama (son), Yuriko Taniyama (daughter), Haruo Taniyama (son), and Toshi Taniyama (daughter). His home address is listed as Mount Lehman, BC. 560 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameShigehisa Taniyama
Custodian Identification Number4504
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mount Lehman


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