1426: Hayato Takata

1426: Hayato Takata

Hayato Takata

Takata was born on 05 March 1881. He is also named in the file as Hayato Harry Takata. He was a tea garden operator, owning his own business in partnership with his brother, Kensuke Takata, at Gorge Park, Victoria, BC. His family includes Kinu Takata [possibly Kino Takata, as listed in his brother’s file] (mother) and Hayato Takata (brother). He lived at Gorge Park, Victoria, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Camp No. 1, Hope-Princeton Road, Princeton, BC; Harris Ranch, New Denver, BC; and 437 Sumach Street, Toronto, ON. His listed seized property includes: 2 vacant lots at McRae Avenue and Shelbourne Street, Saanich, BC; 7 room bungalow, 1 small shed, 2 large tea rooms, dance hall, and 9 small summer houses jointly owned by the Takata brothers on the Gorge Park property (owned by B.C. Electric Railway Company Limited, Victoria, BC); furniture, fixtures, appliances, other belongings (including Japanese lanterns, Japanese paper lanterns, and Japanese paper windows), and carpenter’s and gardening tools pertaining to tea garden business; shrubs and plants [some reported stolen]; household belongings; sewing machine; stove; upright piano.
Sex M
Date of Birth 05 March 1881
Nationality Japanese national
C-9319 (429-497)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1426
Name Hayato Takata
Not Before: 17 March 1942
Not After: 11 July 1949
Case File Also Contains
This file also contains documents pertaining to Japanese garden and tea house [also, “Japanese Tea Gardens” and “Gorge Park Japanese Tea Garden and Recreation Park] in Gorge Park, Victoria, BC, including correspondence to and from Takata concerning his business and property and theft and vandalism of said property (and elsewhere in Victoria, BC).
Excerpt I have been informed by my brother Kensuke Takata that our personal properties have been sold by public auction on December 18, 1944 at Victoria, B.C. I am very perturbed that such an action was taken without the consent of either party concerned, but since a rebuttal is, and would be of no avail I am writing to you to advise you on my decision regarding my half-share of the credit balance held in Joint Account ... (Excerpt from a letter written by Harry Takata, of Harris Ranch, New Denver, BC, to R.G. Bell, Office of the Custodian)



1426: Hayato Takata


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