Tokue Minamide

Tokue Minamide

She was born on 15 August 1886. Her maiden name is Tokue Teramade. She was a housewife. Her family includes Waki Teramade (mother; nee Maki Yamashita), Chubei Teramade (father), Masajiro Minamide (husband), and Toshiko Minamide (daughter). Her home address is listed as Mayne Island, BC and Pacific Coast Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC, and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTokue Minamide
Custodian Identification Number8580
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Kaslo, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mayne Island
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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