Takeshi Katakami

Takeshi Katakami

He was born on 24 March 1923. His name is also listed as Bill Katakami. He was a mill hand employed by Pacific Pine Company, New Westminster, BC. His family includes Yasuno Katakami (mother; nee Yasuno Nakatsuke) and Yuichi Katakami (father). His home address is listed as 333 Ewen Avenue, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTakeshi Katakami
Custodian Identification Number2357
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames



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