Mitsuo Terakita

Mitsuo Terakita

He was born on 25 November 1913. He was a logger employed by Cameron Lake Logging Company Limited. His family includes Imae Terakita (mother; nee Imaew Shibaike) and Otokusu Terakita (father). His home address is listed as Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuo Terakita
Custodian Identification Number2242
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Coombs


Custodian Case Files (1)


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