Sutekichi Takenaka

Sutekichi Takenaka

He was born on 3 July 1900. He was a sawmill worker employed by B.C. Fir and Cedar Company Limited. His family includes Katsu Takenaka (wife), Toshio Takenaka (son), Michiko Takenaka (daughter), and Kazuko Takenaka (daughter). 1658 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameSutekichi Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number14713
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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