Ume Takemura

Ume Takemura

Her previous married name is Ume Watanabe. She was a dressmaker at U. Takemura Store, 1467 West 9th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Suye Takemura (mother; nee Suye Kitamura) and Suyekichi Takemura (father). Her home address is listed as 1467 West 9th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameUme Takemura
Custodian Identification Number12710
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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