Yachiho Tanouye

Yachiho Tanouye

Her maiden name was Yachiho Yoshida. She was born on 14 September 1915. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shigetoki Yoshida (father), Kume Yoshida (mother; nee Kume Ogihara), Shigeo Tanouye (husband) and Yaeko Tanouye (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2892 West Broadway, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameYachiho Tanouye
Custodian Identification Number11285
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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