Mitsue Tasaka

Mitsue Tasaka

She was born on March 31 1917. Her maiden name is Mitsue Urata. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Teru Urata (mother; nee Teru Togawa), Inosuke Tateishi (father), Judo Tasaka (husband), Tsumoru Tasaka (son), Ritsuko Tasaka (daughter), and Michitaka Tasaka (son). Her home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Claxton, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameMitsue Tasaka
Custodian Identification Number2923
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Claxton


Custodian Case Files (1)


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