Kunichi Takaoka

Kunichi Takaoka

He was born on 25 January 1906. His name is also listed as Frank Takaoka or Frank Kunichi Takaoka. He was a hotel porter. His family includes Tose Takaoka (mother; nee Tose Mukodoi), Takijiro Takaoka (father), Cicely Maddison [possibly also Cicely Takaoka] (wife), Roger Takaoka [also listed as Roger Masao Takaoka] (son), James Takaoka [also listed as James Kiyoto Takaoka] (son), and Cicely Takaoka [also listed as Cicely Aiko Takaoka] (daughter). He lived at 607 7th Avenue, West Calgary, AB.


Regularized NameKunichi Takaoka
Custodian Identification Number14466
NationalityJapanese national


Custodian Case Files (1)


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