Teinosuke Saegusa

Teinosuke Saegusa

He was born on 28 November 1879. He was a self-employed shoemaker. His family includes Seitaro Saegusa (father), Nami Saegusa (wife; nee Nami Tsukahara; deceased), Hideko Saegusa (daughter), Kanae Saegusa (son) and Yae Saegusa (daughter). His home address is listed as 1626 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Lemon Creek, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946.


Regularized NameTeinosuke Saegusa
Custodian Identification Number3301
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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