Masuko Takeno

Masuko Takeno

She was born on 22 June 1916. Her maiden name Masuko Mukai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Iwa Mukai (mother; nee Iwa Mizuyabu), Yoshizo Mukai (father), Takeji Takeno (husband), Herbie Takeno [also listed as Katsuhiko Takeno] (son), Yasuhiko Takeno (son), Margaret Takeno [also listed as Kiyomi Takeno] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 98 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameMasuko Takeno
Custodian Identification Number6739
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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