Norimichi Taniwa

Norimichi Taniwa

He was born on 15 September 1907. He was a millhand employed by Victoria Lumber Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Matsue Taniwa (wife), Susan Sanae Taniwa (daughter), Yoshinori Kenneth Taniwa (son), Hiromichi Stanley Taniwa (son), and Masako Harmony Taniwa (daughter). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Geraldton, ON.

Metadata

ForenameNorimichi
SurnameTaniwa
Regularized NameNorimichi Taniwa
Custodian Identification Number5325
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceGeraldton, ON

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Terminology

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