Itoe Terakita

Itoe Terakita

She was born on 28 February 1905. Her forename also appears as Itoye on some records. She was a housewife. Her family includes Masao Terakita (husband), Kazuyuki Terakita (son), Mitsuyuki Terakita (son), Yoshiyuki Terakita (son), Masaji Terakita (son), Tadashi Terakita [also known as Billy Tadasu Terakita] (son), Hiroko Terakita (daughter), and Momoyo Terakita (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 40, Coombs, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameItoe Terakita
Custodian Identification Number6065
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Coombs


Custodian Case Files (1)


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