Shinzo Tani

Shinzo Tani

He was born on 27 April 1892. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Ichino Tani (wife; nee Ichino Nakashima) and Yukiye Tani (daughter). His home address is listed as House No. 51, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. Box 194, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC and D’Arcy, BC.


Regularized NameShinzo Tani
Custodian Identification Number4874
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (after uprooting)D’Arcy, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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