2530: Asataro Takasaki

2530: Asataro Takasaki

Asataro Takasaki

He was born on 2 June 1904. He was a mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Ichi Takasaki (mother; nee Ichi Miyazaki), Taramatsu Takasaki (father), and Yoshino Takasaki (wife; nee Yoshino Kimoto; married in 1944). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC and Nakusp, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 June 1904
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Nakusp, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (36-45)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2530
Name Asataro Takasaki



2530: Asataro Takasaki


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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