Nao Teranishi

Nao Teranishi

She was born on 17 May 1896. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Tomekichi Teranishi (husband), and Naomi Teranishi (daughter). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, BC.

Metadata

ForenameNao
SurnameTeranishi
Regularized NameNao Teranishi
Custodian Identification Number6887
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceToronto, BC

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