1588: Susumu Terashita

1588: Susumu Terashita

Susumu Terashita

He was born on 6 June 1912. He was a fisherman. His family includes Tono Terashita (mother; nee Tono Fukuda), Kusuichi Terashita (father), Shizue Terashita (wife; nee Shizue Matsuhara), Tadayoshi Terashita (son), Masami Terashita (son), and Toru Terashita (son). His home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC, Midway, BC, and Montreal, QC. His listed seized property includes his home and five and a half acres of land at Hakoda Bay, Uclulet, BC, his boat, the “Sea Queen”, fishing equipment a Singer treadle machine, and household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 June 1912
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Bridge River, BC
Midway, BC
Montreal, QC
C-9321 (2036-2080)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1588
Name Susumu Terashita
Not Before: 27 March 1942
Not After: 20 October 1950



1588: Susumu Terashita


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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