1584: Tokuzo Terashita

1584: Tokuzo Terashita

Tokuzo Terashita

He was born on 15 June 1883. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Tei Terashita (wife; nee Tei Kanari), Haruo Terashita (son; born 5 March 1926), Tokuye Terashita (daughter), and Hiroshi Terashita (son). His home address is listed as 1136 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. His listed seized property includes his home at 1136 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC, his boat, the “Kosuga”, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 June 1883
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9321 (1911-1972)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1584
Name Tokuzo Terashita
Not Before: 01 May 1940
Not After: 13 October 1950



1584: Tokuzo Terashita


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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