Kiku Tehara

Kiku Tehara

Her maiden name was Kiku Yamamoto. She was born on January 1903. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsurujiro Yamamoto (father), Tomi Yamamoto (mother; nee Tomi Kitamura), Kiichiro Tehara (husband), Ayako Tehara (daughter), Mitsuhiro Tehara (son), and Tokio Tehara (son). Her home address is listed as 1668 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameKiku Tehara
Custodian Identification Number11923
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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