Yasutada Teshima

Yasutada Teshima

He was born on 20 September 1903. He was a self-employed gardener. His family includes Okio Teshima (wife; nee Okio Ida), Chutaro Teshima (father), Himeno Teshima (mother), Hiroyoshi Teshima (son), Fusaye Teshima (daughter), and Masayoshi Teshima (son; born 1942). His home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Walhachin, BC.


Regularized NameYasutada Teshima
Custodian Identification Number11580
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Walhachin, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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