Yasutaro Takenaka

Yasutaro Takenaka

He was a coal miner. His home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC.


Regularized NameYasutaro Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number15132
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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