Shinji Taku

Shinji Taku

He was born on 21 December 1886. He was a self-employed chicken farmer. His family includes Tsugie Kishiyama (common-law wife; nee Tsugie Uyeda), Haruko Yamamoto (step-daughter), Tatsuko Yamamoto (step-daughter), Minobu Yamamoto (step-son), Shizue Taku (daughter). His home address is listed as 1090 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShinji Taku
Custodian Identification Number10775
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Burnaby


Custodian Case Files (1)


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