Probate/Estate Record of Kinji Takahashi

Probate/Estate Record of Kinji Takahashi


Title Proper F0 GR2202 REEL B08996 FILE 28491
Date(s) 1942
General material designation
This file contains a textual record.
Scope and content
This is the probate record of Kinji Takahashi who died in Vancouver on 2 March 1942. His widow, Kuni Takahashi, was moved to Christina Lake after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Kuni’s solicitor provides three affidavits advocating on her behalf for assets owed when she invested into her deceased husband’s business K. Takahashi & Company, and for bonds rightfully owing (from company expenses) given that she was a naturalized British subject.
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Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.
This record was digitized in full.



Probate/Estate Record of Kinji Takahashi
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