Kanako Takenaka

Kanako Takenaka

She was born on 1 November 1921. Her family includes Sakae Takenaka (mother; nee Sakae Ito), and Rikizo Takenaka (father). Her home address is listed as Gibson Road, Delta, BC and Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Portage la Prairie, MB.


Regularized NameKanako Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number6255
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Delta
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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