Kumasaburo Takeda

Kumasaburo Takeda

He was born on 24 April 1892. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Tsuneyo Takeda (wife; nee Tsuneyo Machida), Fusa Takeda (mother; nee Fusa Miura), Shikago Takeda (father), Hideo Takeda (son), Akira Takeda (son), Hiroshi Takeda (son), Chiyoko Takeda (daughter), and Shuji Takeda (son). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, Ontario.


Regularized NameKumasaburo Takeda
Custodian Identification Number8145
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Woodfibre


Custodian Case Files (1)


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