Zentaro Teramura

Zentaro Teramura

He was born on 9 August 1892. He was a sawmill hand employed by Alberta Lumber Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tome Teramura (mother; nee Tome Hayashi), Zenzo Teramura (father), Haru Teramura (wife), Kiyoko Teramura (daughter), Yukiko Teramura (daughter), Yoshio Teramura (son), and Toshiko Teramura (daughter). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. 2018 Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameZentaro Teramura
Custodian Identification Number2244
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePrinceton, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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