Takajiro Baba

Takajiro Baba

He was born on 13 January 1899. He was a shipbuilder for his own company Baba Bros, Eburne, BC. His family includes Hatsu Baba (mother; nee Hatsu Yahazawa), Nagasaburo Baba (father), Shizuko Baba (wife; nee Shizuko Kanegawa), Takashi Baba (son), Hatsue Baba (daughter), and Kazuko Baba (daughter). His home address is listed as 815 Agnes Street, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Alliston, ON, Luther, ON and Chatham-Kent, ON.


Regularized NameTakajiro Baba
Custodian Identification Number5330
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceAlliston, ON
ResidenceLuther, ON
ResidenceKent, ON


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