Masa Takemura

Masa Takemura

Her maiden name was Masa Kanamori. She was born on 17 March 1902. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsugijiro Kanamori (father), Asa Kanamori (mother), Sozo Takemura (husband; deceased), Soichiro Takemura (son), Takeo Takemura (son), Shizuye Takemura (daughter), Tsugiyoshi Takemura (son), and Asano Takemura (daughter). Her home address is listed as 130 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameMasa Takemura
Custodian Identification Number11848
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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