5446: Morikichi Takata

5446: Morikichi Takata

Morikichi Takata

He was born on 3 June 1888. He was a self-employed logger and farmer, he was also a camp worker employed by Cowichan Logging Company, Vancouver, Island, BC. His family includes Kio Takata (mother), Ichiro Takata (father), Kase Takata (wife; Kase Yamashita), Saburo Takata (son), Toshiko Takata (daughter), Teiichi Takata [possibly Teuchi Takata] (son), Fumiko Takata (daughter), and Yoshoito Takata (son). His home address is listed as Headquarters, BC and No. 2 Camp Yard Creek, Malakwa, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Kapuskasing, ON.
Sex U
Date of Birth 03 June 1888
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Kapuskasing, ON
C-9358 (665-770)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5446
Name Morikichi Takata



5446: Morikichi Takata


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