Takumi Wakayama

Takumi Wakayama

He was born on 15 January 1894. He was a photographer employed by Bert Cole, 707 Yates Street, Victoria, BC. His family includes Haya Wakayama (mother), Iwaji Wakayama (father), Chizuko Kasaoka (wife), Asuko Wakayama (daughter), George Wakayama (son), Nidori Wakayama (daughter), Chiyoko Wakayama (daughter), Mary Wakayama (daughter), Noboru Wakayama (son), and Miyiko Wakayama (daughter). His home address is listed as 324 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTakumi Wakayama
Custodian Identification Number2174
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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