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 Wakayama (wife; nee Chizuko Kasaoka), Atsuko Wakayama (daughter), George Wakayama (son), Midori Wakayama (daughter), Chieko Wakayama [also listed as Takumi Wakayama] (daughter), Mary Wakayama (daughter), Noboru Wakayama (son), and Miyeko 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
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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