Takako Wakabayashi

Takako Wakabayashi

She was born on 16 April 1906. Her maiden name is Takako Kan. She was a dressmaker and owned and operated Perfect Dressmaker at 2125 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kichiyo Kan (mother; nee Kichiyo Sato), Maichiro Kan (father), Nobuyoshi Wakabayashi (husband), Masaye Wakabayashi (daughter), and Chiyomi Wakabayashi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2125 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTakako Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number12749
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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