Takasuke Kurakawa

Takasuke Kurakawa

He was born on 22 February 1915. He was a farmhand employed by T. Maruno. His family includes Fusanosuke Kurakawa (father) and Fumie Kurakawa (mother; nee Fumie Hayashi). He lived in New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, Alberta.


Regularized NameTakasuke Kurakawa
Custodian Identification Number10194
NationalityJapanese national


Custodian Case Files (1)


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