Seizo Tateishi

Seizo Tateishi

He was born on 9 May 1897. He was a screen tender. His family includes Take Tateishi (wife; in Japan), Yaeko Tateishi (daughter; in Japan), Matsuyo Tateishi (daughter; in Japan), Kazuo Tateishi (son; in Japan), and Shigeji Tateishi (son; in Japan). Ocean Falls, BC and 151 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Peachland, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameSeizo Tateishi
Custodian Identification Number13372
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Peachland, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Ocean Falls
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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