12988: Senji Takashima

12988: Senji Takashima

Senji Takashima

He was born on 24 August 1888. He was a gardener. His family includes Yasu Takashima (mother), Sotaro Takashima (father), Teru Takashima (wife; nee Teru Fujiwara), James Takashima (son), Len Takashima (son), Joe Takashima (son), Thomas Takashima (son), Mary Takashima [also listed as Yukiko Takashima] (daughter), and Violet Takashima [also listed as Shizuye Takashima] (daughter). His home address is listed as 1788 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Oakville, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 August 1888
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Oakville, ON
C-9419 (1612-1721)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12988
Name Senji Takashima



12988: Senji Takashima


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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