Nami Takenaka

Nami Takenaka

She was born on 8 July 1915. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Nami Mori. Her family includes Kichisaburo Takenaka (husband), Yoshimi Takenaka (daughter), Yoshiaki Takenaka (son), and Chiudayu Mori (father). Her home address is listed as Carlisle Cannery, Skeena River, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameNami Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number8423
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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