Sashiro Teshima

Sashiro Teshima

He was born on 13 September 1900. He was a cleaner who owned his own business. His family includes Shika Teshima (mother), Yoshitaro Teshima [also listed as Saichi Yoshitaro Teshima] (father), Yaeko Teshima (wife), George Teshima [also listed as George Yukio Teshima] (son), and Frank Teshima [also listed as Frank Hideto Teshima] (son). His home address is listed as 1518 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC; New Denver, BC; and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameSashiro Teshima
Custodian Identification Number13040
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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