Iko Tasaka

Iko Tasaka

She was a clerk employed by a grocery on Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC. Additional information in the file indicates that she was a seamstrees. Her family includes Yorie Tasaka (mother; nee Yorie Hato) and Isaburo Tasaka (father). Her home address is listed as 1017 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC. 992 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Shuswap, BC.


Regularized NameIko Tasaka
Custodian Identification Number2927
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Shuswap, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Victoria


Custodian Case Files (1)


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