Teru Takashima

Teru Takashima

She was born on 08 December 1888. Her maiden name is Teru Fujiwara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sano Fujiwara (mother; nee Sano Imamura), Yosaku Fujiwara (father), Senji Takashima (husband), Mary Takashima [also listed as Yukiko Takashima] (daughter), Joe Takashima (son), Violet Takashima [also listed as Shizuye Takashima] (daughter), James Takashima (son), Len Takashima (son), and Thomas Takashima (son). Her home address is listed as 1788 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 1618 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameTeru Takashima
Custodian Identification Number9664
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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