Ume Tatebe

Ume Tatebe

Her maiden name was Ume Nishimura. She was born on 23 August 1906. She was a housewife. Her family includes Torakichi Nishimura (father), Tahei Tatebe (husband), Aiko Tatebe (daughter), Fumiko Tatebe (daughter), Ken Tatebe (son). Her home address is listed as 715 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameUme Tatebe
Custodian Identification Number10817
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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