Fuyu Taniguchi

Fuyu Taniguchi

Her maiden name was Fuyu Hirano. She was born on 1 December 1915. She was a self-employed dressmaker owner of Davie Dressmakers. Her family includes Tsuneki Hirano (father), Sachi Hirano (mother; nee Sachi Matsunaga), Hideo Sakamoto (former husband), Chushichi Taniguchi (husband), Toru Taniguchi (son), and Satoru Taniguchi (son). Her home address is listed as 1063 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameFuyu Taniguchi
Custodian Identification Number11983
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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