Katsu Takenaka

Katsu Takenaka

She was born on 17 August 1904. Her maiden name is Katsu Kitamura. Her family includes Miwa Kitamura (mother; nee Miwa Nishimura), Magojiro Kitamura (father), Sutekichi Takenaka (husband), Toshio Takenaka (son), Michiko Takenaka (daughter), and Kazoko Takenaka (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1658 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameKatsu Takenaka
Custodian Identification Number14521
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceKamloops, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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