2250: Ko Teshima

2250: Ko Teshima

Ko Teshima

He was born on 10 January 1909. He was a mill hand employed by Bloedell Stewart Lumber Company, Great Central, BC. His family includes Matsuno Kadonaga (mother), Jotaro Teshima (father), Kyo Teshima (wife; nee Kyo Kadonaga), and Kenneth Teshima [also listed as Kenneth Kenichi] (son). His home address is listed as Great Central, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Beamsville, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 January 1909
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Beamsville, ON
Locations before uprooting
Great Central
C-9328 (346-355)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2250
Name Ko Teshima



2250: Ko Teshima


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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