1401: Heizaburo Takeno

1401: Heizaburo Takeno

Heizaburo Takeno

Takeno was born on 27 June 1880. He was a self-employed bean curd maker. His family includes Ryu Takeno (wife; nee Ryu Matsui), Masao Takeno (son; born 29 October 1924), Yoshiro Takeno (son; born 19 September 1926), and Chiyo Takeno (daughter; born 5 January 1930). His home address is listed as Box 30, Third Avenue, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Union Point, MB, care of Noble Downey, and to Shelley, MB. His listed seized property includes a Singer sewing machine.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 June 1880
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Union Point, MB
C-9318 (1799-1813)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1401
Name Heizaburo Takeno
Not Before: 04 March 1942
Not After: 26 September 1946



1401: Heizaburo Takeno


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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