Takeharu Ryujin

Takeharu Ryujin

He was born on 5 August 1906. He was a grocery store manager employed by Furuya Company. His family includes Takeda Ryujin (father), Tomo Ryujin (mother; nee Tomo Tsujimoto), Shinae Ryujin (wife; nee Shinae Ohata), Taketoshi Ryujin (son), and Masumi Ryujin (daughter). He lived in Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameTakeharu Ryujin
Custodian Identification Number11596
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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