Kimiyo Terakita

Kimiyo Terakita

She was born on 13 August 1912. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Kimiyo Kaga. Her family includes Hideo Terakita (husband), Robert Terakita [also listed as Mitsuru Terakita] (son), Elizabeth Terakita [also listed as Naomi Terakita] (daughter), Sally Terakita [also listed as Kiyomi Terakita] (daughter), Marge Terakita [also listed as Midori Terakita] (daughter), Jean Terakita [also listed as Keiko Terakita] (daughter), Kenji Terakita [also listed as Mickey Terakita] (son), Sute Kaga (mother; nee Sute Miya), and Natsugoro Kaga (father). Her home address is listed as Bos 40, Coombs, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, BC.


Regularized NameKimiyo Terakita
Custodian Identification Number8426
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Popoff Farms, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Coombs


Custodian Case Files (1)


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