Heitaro Takeda

Heitaro Takeda

He was born on 23 June 1902. He was an electrician employed by the British Columbia Security Commission. His family includes Fusa Takeda (mother), Fumi Takeda (wife), Misaye Takeda (daughter), Yoshiko Takeda (daughter), Yukie Takeda (daughter), Aiko Takeda (daughter), and Kazuko Takeda (daughter). His home address is listed as Bainbridge, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to House No. 221 Rosebery, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameHeitaro Takeda
Custodian Identification Number5104
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alberni


Custodian Case Files (1)


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