Teruko Sunada

Teruko Sunada

She was born on 21 August 1917. Her maiden name is Teruko Murakami. Her occupation is listed as “farmer’s help, husband”. Her family includes Ishino Murakami (mother; nee Ishino Handa), Umekichi Murakami (father), Kinjiro Sunada (husband), and Katsushi Sunada (daughter). Her home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route #1, Haney, BC. She died in the Provincial Mental Hospital, Essondale, BC on 3 September 1942.


Regularized NameTeruko Sunada
Custodian Identification Number7061
NationalityJapanese national


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