Wataru Takasaki

Wataru Takasaki

He was born on 8 September 1904. He was a self-employed grocer. His family includes Kinu Takasaki [possibly Kino Takasaki] (mother), Katsutaro Takasaki (father), Masuno Takasaki (step-mother), Matsue Takasaki (wife), Kenneth Takasaki [also listed as Makoto Takasaki] (son), and Keiko Takasaki (daughter). His home address is listed as 1059 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, BC. 901 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameWataru Takasaki
Custodian Identification Number7641
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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