Sahichi Takenaka

Sahichi Takenaka

He was born on 23 December 1865. His former name is Sahichi Kitamura. His family includes Tayo Kitamura (mother; nee Tayo Hayashi), Yoshi Kitamura (father), Taki Takenaka (wife), Kimi Takenaka (daughter; in Japan), Tokujiro Takenaka (son), Fusako Yamamoto (daughter; nee Fusako Takenaka), and Shigeko Matsubayashi (daughter; nee Shigeko Takenaka). His home address is listed as 2327 Oxford Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSahichi Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number9013
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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