7039: Gihyoa Takahashi

7039: Gihyoa Takahashi


He was born on 19 February 1888. His name is also listed in the file as Gihyae Takahashi. He was a fish buyer employed by the Canadian Fishing Company, Steveston, BC. His family includes Shizu Takahashi (mother) and Fumi Takahashi (wife; nee Fumi Yamamoto). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC, Kamloops, BC, and Pritchard, BC.
Sex U
Date of Birth 19 February 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Lemon Creek, BC
Kamloops, BC
Pritchard, BC
C-9372 (43-275)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7039
Name Gihyoa Takahashi



7039: Gihyoa Takahashi


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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