Mitsuye Takimoto

Mitsuye Takimoto

She was born on 30 October 1919. She was a stenographer employed by Fernridge Lumber Company, Haney BC. Her family includes Yojiro Takimoto (father), Akino Takimoto (mother; nee Akino Kusano), Matsukichi Takimoto (husband). Her home address is listed as 2601 5th Avenue, Haney BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuye Takimoto
Custodian Identification Number10125
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceEast Lillooet, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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