Minato Takahara

Minato Takahara

He was born on 20 September 1912. He was a millhand. His family includes Yaeko Takahara (mother), Morizo Takahara (father), Kiyoko Takahara (wife; nee Kiyoko Kiyono), and Richard Koichi Takahara (son). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to new Denver, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameMinato Takahara
Custodian Identification Number5193
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceDenver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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