William Tani

William Tani

He was born on 1 September 1914. He was a mill hand. His family includes Sige Tani (mother; nee Sige Kanarada), Matasaburo Tani (father), Fumi Pearl Tani (wife; nee Fumi Pearl Kumith) and Donald Shigeo Tani (son). Great Central, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.

Metadata

ForenameWilliam
SurnameTani
Regularized NameWilliam Tani
Custodian Identification Number12764
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceWinnipeg, MB

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