Takeko Arakawa

Takeko Arakawa

She was born on 9 October 1911. She was a grocery worker. Her maiden name is Takeko Fukui. She was a housewife. Her family includes Chika Fukui (mother; nee Chika Nishimura), Yajiu Fukui (father), Catherine Arakawa [also listed as Keiko Arakawa] (daughter), and Takeo Arakawa (husband). Her home address is listed as 2177 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westbank, BC.


Regularized NameTakeko Arakawa
Custodian Identification Number6770
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Westbank, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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