Kikuyo Takashima

Kikuyo Takashima

She was born on 10 October 1900. She was a masseuse employed by Yoshichika Takashima. Her family includes Yoshichika Takashima (husband), and Masazo Takashima (son). Her home address is listed as 116 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 978 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC and 2106 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKikuyo Takashima
Custodian Identification Number10648
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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