Eizo Takenaka

Eizo Takenaka

He was born on 15 January 1909. He was a sawmill hand employed by B.C. Fir. His family includes Kimu Takenaka (mother; nee Nishimura), Tomekichi Takenake (father) and Suteo Takenaka (wife). His home address is listed as 161 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC and 325 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameEizo Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number684_xi
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceAngler, ON
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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