Fumi Tani

Fumi Tani

She was born on 27 April 1919. She is also listed as Pearl Tani. Her maiden name is Fumi Kumita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sute Kumita (mother), Zenshiro Kumita (father), William Tani [also listed as Masao Tani] (husband) and Donald Tani [also listed as Shigeo Tani] (son). Her home address is listed as Great Central, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.


Regularized NameFumi Tani
Custodian Identification Number15216
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Winnipeg, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Great Central


Custodian Case Files (1)


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