Akira Takeuchi

Akira Takeuchi

Takeuchi was born on 18 November 1924. He was a student at Britannia High School. His family includes Tokichi Takeuchi (father; born on 10 February 1890), Hatsuye Takeuchi (mother; nee Hatsuye Kitsukawa), Tayeko Florence Takeuchi (sister; born on 27 July 1926), Teruo Takeuchi (brother; born on 13 February 13 1928), Shogo Takeuchi (brother; born on 3 August 1930), Naomichi Takeuchi (brother; 9 Janurary 1932). He lived at 1610 Semlin Drive, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Beamsville Ontario. He had no seized property listed in file. Mother Hatsuye Takeuchi is listed at Essondale Mental Hospital.


Regularized NameAkira Takeuchi
Custodian Identification Number6722
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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