Reikichi Takeuchi

Reikichi Takeuchi

Takeuchi was born on 16 November 1915. He was a clerk employed by K. Takeuchi, 232 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kikuji Takeuchi (mother) and Tsunekichi Takeuchi (father). He lived at 920 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, where he died at the Hastings Park Hospital on 31 October 1942. His listed seized property includes: 2656 Oxford Street, Vancouver [number changed to 2676 Oxford Street, Vancouver, BC; transferred to his father].


Regularized NameReikichi Takeuchi
Custodian Identification Number1414
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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