6926: Tomekichi Teranishi

6926: Tomekichi Teranishi

Tomekichi Teranishi

He was born on 8 October 1885. He was a fisherman employed by the Provincial Cannery, Rivers Inlet, BC. His family includes Nao Teranishi (wife), Naomi Teranishi (step-daughter; born 12 July 1935), and Haruko Morishita (sister). His home address is listed as Rural Route #1, New Westminster, BC. 433 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC and Toronto, ON. His listed seized property includes his boat, the “T.T.”
Sex M
Date of Birth 08 October 1885
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Kaslo, BC
Toronto, ON
Reel
C-9370 (508-525)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6926
Name Tomekichi Teranishi
Dates
Not Before: 01 May 1942
Not After: 16 November 1946

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6926: Tomekichi Teranishi

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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