Nisaburo Takenaka

Nisaburo Takenaka

He was born on 1 May 1905. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Tome Takenaka (mother; nee Tome Sokugawa), Suteya Takenaka (father), Kuri Takenaka (wife; nee Kuri Sakagami), Tamotsu Takenaka (son), and Namoru Takenaka (son). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.

Metadata

ForenameNisaburo
SurnameTakenaka
Regularized NameNisaburo Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number8125
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceKaslo, BC

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