7213: Takazo Kenmotsu

7213: Takazo Kenmotsu

Takazo Kenmotsu

He was born on 10 April 1881. His name is also written as Takazo Kenmotsu. He was a winchman employed by Rose Harbour Whaling Company, Rose Harbour, BC. His family includes Kumi Moriya (mother; nee Kumi Hayashi), Teijiro Moriya (father), and Sakai Kenmotsu (wife; in Japan). His home address is listed as Rose Harbour, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 April 1881
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Sandon, BC
Locations before uprooting
Rose Harbour
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
C-9372 (1508-1515)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7213
Name Takazo Kenmotsu



7213: Takazo Kenmotsu


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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