Kikuye Tanizawa

Kikuye Tanizawa

She was born on 02 September 1918. She was a domestic servant employed by Mrs. G. Clarkson, 1700 Block 37th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Toyo Tanizawa (mother; nee Toyo Ebata), Ryutaro Tanizawa (father). Her home address is listed as 768 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKikuye Tanizawa
Custodian Identification Number9728
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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