Takako Iwasa

Takako Iwasa

She was born on 11 February 1916. Her maiden name is Takako Saisho. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masue Saisho (mother; nee Masue Yamamoto), Hikoemon Saisho (father), and Tatsumi Iwasa (husband). Her home address is listed as Japanese Town No. 1, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.


Regularized NameTakako Iwasa
Custodian Identification Number6491
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Minto City, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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