832: Masaru Mayeda

832: Masaru Mayeda

Masaru Mayeda

He was born on 11 January 1913. He was a fisherman employed by BC Packers Limited, Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Hatsuyo Mayeda (mother), Seiichi Mayeda (father), Shizue Mayeda (wife; nee Shizue Hashimoto; in Korea), and Kiyomi Mayeda (son; in Korea). His home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC; New Denver, BC; and 3631 De Bullion Street, Montreal, QC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 11 January 1913
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Rosebery, BC
New Denver, BC
Montreal, QC
Locations before uprooting
Skeena River
C-9312 (814-833)
Type Person
Custodian Number 832
Name Masaru Mayeda
Not Before: 31 March 1942
Not After: 25 May 1947



832: Masaru Mayeda


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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