Chiyomatsu Terashita

Chiyomatsu Terashita

He was born on 5 August 1879. He was a rooming house keeper. His family includes Kiri Terashita (mother; nee Kiri Nakano) and Matsubei Terashita (father). His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC and was exiled too Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameChiyomatsu Terashita
Custodian Identification Number13132
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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