8125: Nisaburo Takenaka

8125: Nisaburo Takenaka

Nisaburo Takenaka

He was born on 1 May 1905. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Tome Takenaka (mother; nee Tome Sokugawa), Suteya Takenaka (father), Kuri Takenaka (wife; nee Kuri Sakagami), Tamotsu Takenaka (son), and Namoru Takenaka (son). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 May 1905
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
C-9379 (2365-2387)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8125
Name Nisaburo Takenaka



8125: Nisaburo Takenaka


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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