1277: Shigeichi Ui

1277: Shigeichi Ui

Shigeichi Ui

Ui was born on 03 August 1899. He was a fish packer employed by B.C. Packers, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Hide Tanikawa (stepmother), Kanzo Ui (father), Kazue Shigeichi (wife; nee Kazue Morita; in Japan), Kazuo Ui (son; in Japan), Takashi Ui (son; in Japan), Shigeru Ui (son; in Japan), Fujiko Ui (daughter; in Japan), Joe Ui (son; in Japan). He lived at 301 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 233 Main Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Grimsby, ON. His listed seized property includes: boat “Florence U.”
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 August 1899
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Grimsby, ON
C-9316 (1918-1924)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1277
Name Shigeichi Ui
Not Before: 04 April 1942
Not After: 26 July 1943



1277: Shigeichi Ui


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