Takeshi Kataoka

Takeshi Kataoka

He was born on 8 August 1923. He was a student at West Vancouver High School, later became a carpenter. His family includes Kichitaro Kataoka (father) and Koyo Kataoka (mother; nee Koyo Ota). His home address is listed as 215 Gore Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Boulder Creek, BC.


Regularized NameTakeshi Kataoka
Custodian Identification Number11075
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceBoulder Creek, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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