Takami Asaka

Takami Asaka

He was born on 22 November 1907. He was a Buddhist Priest employed by Buddhist Association. His family includes Tsukimi Asaka (father), Tsuna Asaka (mother; nee Tsuna Ashida), Hiromi Asaka (wife; nee Hiromi Oda), Takako Asaka (daughter), and Shokan Asaka (son). He lived in Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameTakami Asaka
Custodian Identification Number12054
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Hiromi Asaka
Takami Asaka


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