Jimpei Tasaka

Jimpei Tasaka

He was born on 24 August 1881. He is also listed in the files as Jimpe Tasaka. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Yukiyo Tasaka [possibly Yukio Tasaka] (wife), Haromi Tasaka (son), Kiyoko Tasaka (daughter), Michiko Tasaka (daughter), and Moriko Tasaka [possibly Moliko Tasaka] (daughter). His home address is listed as Riverside Road, Surrey, BC and 875 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Emerson, MB.


Regularized NameJimpei Tasaka
Custodian Identification Number5171
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceEmerson, MB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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