Sueki Takata

Sueki Takata

He was born on 27 February 1888. He was a gardener employed by Mr. Atkin, 6908 Adera Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Maki Takata (wife), Noriyoshi Takata (son), Sumi Takata (daughter), Frances Takata [also listed as Fuki Takata] (daughter), Margaret Takata [also listed as Fuji Takata] (daughter), John Takata [also listed as Yutaka Takata] (son), Alice Takata [also listed as Sanaye Takata] (daughter), and Kazuko Takata (daughter). His home address is listed as 837 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Grand Forks, BC.


Regularized NameSueki Takata
Custodian Identification Number8736
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Grand Forks, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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