11579: Shigetada Teshima

11579: Shigetada Teshima

Shigetada Teshima

He was born on 15 July 1899. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Chutaro Teshima (father), Himeno Teshima (mother), Yasuyo Teshima (wife; nee Yasuyo Matsumoto), Mieko Teshima (daughter), Sugako Teshima (daughter), Kisuko Teshima (daughter), and Tsuyosu Teshima (son). His home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 July 1899
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
Date exiled to Japan 31 May 1946
C-9409 (1500-1505)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11579
Name Shigetada Teshima



11579: Shigetada Teshima


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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