Kiyo Tasaka

Kiyo Tasaka

He was born on 24 October 1922. He was a boat builder employed by Shames River Lumber Company, Shirley, BC. His family includes Yoria Tasaka (mother; nee Yoria Hato) and Isaburo Tasaka (father). His home address is listed as 1697 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to London, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKiyo
SurnameTasaka
Regularized NameKiyo Tasaka
Custodian Identification Number2228
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLondon, ON

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Terminology

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