Mitsu Tateishi

Mitsu Tateishi

She was born on 26 June 1900. She was a housekeeper. Her family includes Some Tateishi (mother; nee Some Katayama), and Chiyozo Tateishi (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 136, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameMitsu Tateishi
Custodian Identification Number5878
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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