Masayuki Terakita

Masayuki Terakita

He was born on 3 September 1922. He was a logger employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Itoye Terakita (mother; nee Itoye Shibaike), and Masao Terakita (father). His home address is listed as Woodfibre, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Albreda, BC.


Regularized NameMasayuki Terakita
Custodian Identification Number8061
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Albreda, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Woodfibre


Custodian Case Files (1)


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