Matsue Taniwa

Matsue Taniwa

She was born on 4 January 1916. Her maiden name is Matsue Hikida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tazu Hikida (mother; nee Tazu Teramura), Kujiro Hikida (father), Norimichi Taniwa (husband), Sanae Taniwa (daughter), Yoshinori Taniwa (son), and Hiromichi Taniwa (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 90, Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMatsue Taniwa
Custodian Identification Number6578
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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