Tsurukichi Takemoto

Tsurukichi Takemoto

He was born on 13 October 1881. He is also listed as Tsumhichi Takemoto. He was a self-employed restaurant proprietor. His family includes Yaeno Takemoto [also listed as Yayeno Takemoto] (wife; nee Yaeno Shioji or Yayeno Shioji), Eli Takemoto [also listed as Ely Takemoto] (son), Setsuko Takemoto (daughter), and Lucy Takemoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 266 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTsurukichi
SurnameTakemoto
Regularized NameTsurukichi Takemoto
Custodian Identification Number4009
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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