Hana Takemura

Hana Takemura

She was born on 10 March 1911. Her maiden name is Hana Kitamura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tarozaemon Kitamura (father), Kanjiro Takemura (husband), Hisataka Takemura (son) and Atsushi Takemura (son). Her home address is listed as 613 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Hillcresh, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameHana Takemura
Custodian Identification Number9564
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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