Minoru Taniguchi

Minoru Taniguchi

He was born on 13 April 1915. He was a millhand employed by Sterling Lumber Company, Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kotoe Taniguchi (mother; nee Kotoe Sasaki), Kizo Taniguchi (father), Masayo Taniguchi (wife; nee Masayo Takahashi), and Jean Taniguchi [also listed as Miyoko Taniguchi] (daughter). His home address is listed as 2028 Wall Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameMinoru Taniguchi
Custodian Identification Number6781
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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