12660: Teruko Suga

12660: Teruko Suga

Teruko Suga

She was born on 10 January 1920. She was a dressmaker at Oak Cleaners, 2525 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Hatsu Suga (mother) and Kichita Suga (father). Her home address is listed as 522 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 10 January 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
C-9416 (1300-1302)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12660
Name Teruko Suga



12660: Teruko Suga


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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