Kameo Takaki

Kameo Takaki

She was born on 16 October 1903. She was a farmer’s help. Hern maiden name was Kameo Yoshitomi. Her family includes Keisuke Takaki (husband), Amy Takaki (daughter), Shigeru Takaki (son), Mary Takaki (daughter), Akira Takaki (son), May Takaki (daughter), Iyo Yoshitomi (mother; nee Iyo Hisamitsu), and Isokichi Yoshitomi (father). Her home address is listed as Box 144, Matsqui, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKameo Takaki
Custodian Identification Number8521
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Matsqui


Custodian Case Files (1)


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