Masaru Takasaki

Masaru Takasaki

He was born on 10 September 1914. He was a self-employed retail merchant and owner of Dick’s Market, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kinu Takasaki (mother), and Katsutaro Takasaki [possibly Katutaro Takasaki] (father). His home address is listed as 901 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC and 1059 Burnaby Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Midway, BC Grand Forks, BC McGillivray, BC, Keremeos, BC, and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMasaru
SurnameTakasaki
Regularized NameMasaru Takasaki
Custodian Identification Number9079
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceMidway, BC
ResidenceGrand Forks, BC
ResidenceMcGillivray, BC
ResidenceKeremeos, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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