Masahe Takenaka

Masahe Takenaka

He was born on 20 June 1883. He was a farmer. His family includes Hisa Takenaka (mother), Kumakichi Takenaka (father), Waka Takenaka (former wife), Jessie Takenaka (daughter), and Rosie Takenaka (daughter). He lived at Vernon, BC.


Regularized NameMasahe Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number14274
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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