Born in Japan on Feb. 20, 1901. Takeda moved to San Francisco in 1932. In 1937 he settled in Los Angeles where he worked as a grocer until his demise on Nov. 24, 1971.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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