Hatsujiro Takenaka

Hatsujiro Takenaka

He was born on 1 August 1900. He was a sawmill worker. His family includes Kinu Takenaka (mother; nee Kinu Nishimura), Tomekichi Takenaka (father), Yoso Takenaka (wife; nee Yoso Ohashi), Hideo Takenaka (son), Eiji Takenaka (son), Itoko Takenaka (daughter), Saburo Takenaka (son), and Asako Takenaka (daughter). 161 [possibly 101] West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Red Buck, Princeton, BC.


Regularized NameHatsujiro Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number15069
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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