Kay Kamitakahara

Kay Kamitakahara

Her maiden name was Kay Ennyu. She was born on 11 July 1907. She was a stenographer. Her family includes Sannosuke Ennyu (father), Moto Ennyu (mother; nee Moto Otsuyama), Hiroshi Kamitakahara (husband). Her home address is listed as 2124 Graveley Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKay Kamitakahara
Custodian Identification Number10794
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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