1798: Yahei Takenaka

1798: Yahei Takenaka

Yahei Takenaka

He was born on 18 June 1892. He was a superintendent at the Nanaimo Shipyards, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Mitsu Takenaka (mother), Itaro Takenaka (father), and Hideno Takenaka (wife). His home address is listed as Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 June 1892
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9324 (1900-1907)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1798
Name Yahei Takenaka



1798: Yahei Takenaka


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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