Ren Takashima

Ren Takashima

He was born on 17 December 1921. His name is also listed as Ren Muraji Takashima. He was a janitor employed by Kawabata & Omori, proprietors, at Fulton Rooms, 137 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Teru Takashima (mother; nee Teru Fujiwara) and Senji Takashima (father). His home address is listed as 1788 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, ON.


Regularized NameRen Takashima
Custodian Identification Number2473
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Schreiber, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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