Hideo Terakita

Hideo Terakita

He was born on 13 April 1909. He was a logger employed by Cameron Lake Logging Company Limited, Coombs, BC. His family includes Imae Terakita (mother; nee Imae Shibaike), Otokusu Terakita (father), Kimiyo Terakita (wife), Robert Mitsuru Terakita (son), Naomi Elizabeth Terakita (daughter), Lilly Kiyomi Terakita (daughter), Marge Midori Terakita (daughter), and Jean Keiko Terakita (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 40, Coombs, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHideo
SurnameTerakita
Regularized NameHideo Terakita
Custodian Identification Number8016
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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