Dates of birth and death unknown. He started his career as a travelling actor, calling himself Shishino Denkurō.
He became a disciple of Tamiya Jūzaburō I and received the name of Tamiya Jūshirō.
He was adopted in 1747 after the death of his master by Tamiya Jūzaburō I's widow.
He also received the patronage of Fujikawa Heikurō and was allowed to take the name of
Tamiya Jūzaburō II in the 11th lunar month of 1747, performing as a tachiyaku in the kaomise drama
"Teikin Ōrai Manzoku Kagami", which was produced by Nakamura Matsubź I at the Kitagawa no Shibai
and celebrated the shūmei of Sakakiyama Koshirō II and Sakakiyama Shirotarō II.
He went to Ōsaka in Fall 1748 and became katakiyaku in the 11th lunar month of 1748,
performing at the Kado no Shibai in the kaomise
drama "Toyoashihara Taihei Keizu". His rank in the 1st lunar month of 1749 in the hyōbanki,
katakiyaku section, was only one stroke below jō-jō [visual].
His name appeared for the last time on an ōshibai playbill in the 7th lunar month of 1749.
Then, he disappeared from the records.