Kyo Teshima

Kyo Teshima

She was born on 25 March 1914. Her maiden name is Kyo Kadonara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tano Kadonara (mother), Kakujiro Kadonara (father), Ko Teshima (husband), and Kenneth Teshima (son). Her home address is listed as Great Central, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Beamsville, ON.


Regularized NameKyo Teshima
Custodian Identification Number3814
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Beamsville, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Great Central


Custodian Case Files (1)


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