Echi Tanouye

Echi Tanouye

She was born on 7 August 1899. Her maiden name is Echi Yoshikawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tome Yoshikawa (mother), Ihachi Yoshikawa (father), Eitaro Tanouye (husband), Sakae Tanouye (daughter), Haruyoshi Tanouye (son), Shizuko Tanouye (daughter), and Yoshie Tanouye (daughter). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameEchi Tanouye
Custodian Identification Number5349
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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