1494: Kazuo Takeshita

1494: Kazuo Takeshita

Kazuo Takeshita

Takeshita was born on 12 July 1918. He was a mill hand employed by Alberni Pacific Lumber Company, Port Alberni. His family includes His family includes Tsui Takeshita (mother; nee Tsui Ikawa), Kadzukichi Takeshita (father; deceased at time of file). His home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taber, AB. His listed seized property includes two residential lots at the corner of Second Avenue and Bruce Street, Port Alberni, BC, which were sold to John Langley Mosdell. OtHer listed seized property includes a radio, a gramophone, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 12 July 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Taber, AB
Reel
C-9320 (894-922)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1494
Name Kazuo Takeshita
Dates
Not Before: 22 March 1942
Not After: 16 March 1946

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1494: Kazuo Takeshita

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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