2242: Mitsuo Terakita

2242: Mitsuo Terakita

Mitsuo Terakita

He was born on 25 November 1913. He was a logger employed by Cameron Lake Logging Company Limited. His family includes Imae Terakita (mother; nee Imaew Shibaike) and Otokusu Terakita (father). His home address is listed as Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 25 November 1913
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9328 (186-193)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2242
Name Mitsuo Terakita

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2242: Mitsuo Terakita

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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