Takeo Hara

Takeo Hara

Takeo is father to Elmer Hara, Agnes Hara and Arthur Hara. Married to Ryuko Hara. The family went from Vancouver over land to New Jersey, USA to return to Japan on the Gripsholm in 1942. (Source: oral_history_hara26_2016-06-15.xml).


Regularized NameTakeo Hara
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver
Residence (after uprooting)Japan


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