2386: Tasajiro Shikatani

2386: Tasajiro Shikatani

Tasajiro Shikatani

He was born on 1 October 1891. He was a carpenter and a millwright employed by Frank Beban Lumber Company Limited, Nanaimo, BC. His family includes Tsuji Shikatani (wife; nee Tsuji Onishi), Hida Shikatani (son), Riyazo Shikatani (son), Hatsue Shikatani (daughter), Yuriko Shikatani (daughter), Tatsuo Shikatani (son), Tsujuke Shikatani (daughter), Mitsuay Shikatani (daughter), and Tsuyuko Shikatani (daughter). His home address is listed as 123 Nicol Street, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 01 October 1891
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Toronto, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9329 (967-1010)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2386
Name Tasajiro Shikatani



2386: Tasajiro Shikatani


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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