Kiyoichi Taniguchi

Kiyoichi Taniguchi

He was born on 28 March 1923. He was a mill worker employed by Sterling Lumber Company, Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kotoe Taniguchi (mother; nee Kotoe Sasaki), and Kizo Taniguchi (father). His home address is listed as 2028 Well Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKiyoichi Taniguchi
Custodian Identification Number6779
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.