Takeyo Urata

Takeyo Urata

She was born on 27 March 1911. Her maiden name is Takeyo Iwahashi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Asano Iwahashi (mother; nee Asano Hashidane), Sajiro Iwahashi (father), Kisaburo Urata (husband), Sanaye Urata (daughter), and Minoru Urata (son). Her home address is listed as Port Washington, Otter Bay, North Pender Island, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.


Regularized NameTakeyo Urata
Custodian Identification Number13831
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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