Yasue Tanizawa

Yasue Tanizawa

She was born on 29 November 1914. Her maiden name is Yasue Kitamura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuya Kitamura (mother; nee Tsuya Nishimura), Chojiro Kitamura (father), Ryozo Tanizawa (husband), Setsuko Tanizawa (daughter), and Takahide Tanizawa (son). Her home address is listed as 229/205 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameYasue Tanizawa
Custodian Identification Number6641
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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