Okio Teshima

Okio Teshima

Her maiden name was Okio Ida. She was born on 5 February 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yukio Ida (father), Sugeyo Ida (mother; nee Sugeyo Yoshio), Yasutada Teshima (husband), Hiroyoshi Teshima (son), Fusaye Teshima (daughter), and Masayoshi Teshima (son; born 1942). Her home address is listed as 1642 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameOkio Teshima
Custodian Identification Number11231
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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