Cadet Paul Takeda is a mentioned-only character in Wasteland 2.
Takeda was a Desert Ranger and had reached the rank of cadet when he was killed. He died sometime before Team Echo was assigned the job to locate the mystery signal threatening the Rangers in 2102. He was buried outside the Ranger Citadel.
The character is a reference to Paul Takeda, a moderator on the inXile forums who goes by the handle "paultakeda".