Jack Takayesu

Jack Takayesu

He was born on 22 December 1920. His name is also listed as Shigeo Takayesu. He was a mill worker employed by Pacific Mills Limited, Ocean Falls, BC. His family includes Kaoru Takayesu (mother; nee Kaoru Taeeuchi) and Taru Takayesu (father). His home address is listed as 1023 McLean Drive, Vancouver, BC. Ocean Falls, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley, BC.


Regularized NameJack Takayesu
Custodian Identification Number2848
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Three Valley, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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