Tokutaro Teramura

Tokutaro Teramura

He was born on 28 January 1906. He was a box maker employed by Vancouver Paper Box Company, 245 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Fude Teramura (mother; nee Fude Hikida), Genjiro Teramura (father), Kinuye Teramura (wife; nee Kinuye Nishihata), Kay Teramura [also listed as Keiko Teramura] (daughter), Takashi Teramura (son), and Yoshio Teramura (son). His home address is listed as 477 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameTokutaro Teramura
Custodian Identification Number14536
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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