Masao Takagaki

Masao Takagaki

He was born on 8 September 1911. He was a self-employed carpenter and fisherman. His family includes Yasu Takagaki (mother; nee Yasu Saito), Harumatsu Takagaki (father), Miyae Takagaki [possibly Miyoe Takagaki] (wife; nee Miyae Suzuki or Miyoe Suzuki), Kimiye Takagaki [possibly Kimiyo Takagaki] (daughter), and Haruyo Takagaki (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 314, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.

Metadata

ForenameMasao
SurnameTakagaki
Regularized NameMasao Takagaki
Custodian Identification Number3867
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMontreal, QC

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