Kahoru Takayesu

Kahoru Takayesu

She was born on 8 March 1881. Her maiden name is Kahoru Takeuchi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Taru Takayesu (husband), Kazuo Takayesu (son), Jack Takayesu (son), Frank Takayesu (son), Harold Takayesu [also listed as Haruo Takayesu] (son), and Roy Takayesu (son; also known as Roy Masui). Her home address is listed as 1023 McLean Drive, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameKahoru Takayesu
Custodian Identification Number8984
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Hamilton, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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