4720: Masao Terakita

4720: Masao Terakita

Masao Terakita

He was born on 22 December 1897. He was a logging camp worker employed by Cameron Lake Logging Company, Pacific Building, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Ima Terakita [possibly Iwa Terakita] (mother; nee Ima Shibaike or Iwa Shibaike), Itoye Terakita (wife; nee Itoye Ura), Kazuyuki Terakita (son), Mitsuyuki Terakita (son), Yoshiyuki Terakita (son), Masaji Terakita (son), Tadashi Terakita (son), Hiroko Terakita (daughter), and Momoyo Terakita (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 40, Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 December 1897
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Reel
C-9347 (1061-1105)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4720
Name Masao Terakita

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4720: Masao Terakita

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