Teru Hattori

Teru Hattori

She was born on 10 August 1909. Her married name is Teru Shitahodo, but a note in the file indicates that she went by her maiden name of Teru Hattori or Teru Hatori. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Hama Hattori [possibly Hama Hatori] (mother; nee Hama Mizuguichi), Sutekichi Hattori [possibly Sutekichi Hatori] (father), and Mamoru Shitahodo (husband). Her home address is listed as 679 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Suite 208, 504 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former adddress. She was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTeru Hattori
Custodian Identification Number7329
ResidenceChristina Lake, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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