4009: Tsurukichi Takemoto

4009: Tsurukichi Takemoto

Tsurukichi Takemoto

He was born on 13 October 1881. He is also listed as Tsumhichi Takemoto. He was a self-employed restaurant proprietor. His family includes Yaeno Takemoto [also listed as Yayeno Takemoto] (wife; nee Yaeno Shioji or Yayeno Shioji), Eli Takemoto [also listed as Ely Takemoto] (son), Setsuko Takemoto (daughter), and Lucy Takemoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 266 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 October 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9341 (1389-1417)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4009
Name Tsurukichi Takemoto

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4009: Tsurukichi Takemoto

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