John Tani

John Tani

He was born on 29 July 1911. His name is also listed as John Canao Tani. He was a mechanic. His family includes Sige Tani (mother; nee Sige Kanabada) and Matasaburo Tani (father). He lived in Montreal, QC.


Regularized NameJohn Tani
Custodian Identification Number12763
NationalityCanadian born


Custodian Case Files (1)


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