2388: Toshiro Shimizu

2388: Toshiro Shimizu

Toshiro Shimizu

He was born on 18 January 1891. He was a fisherman. His family includes Niwa Shimizu (mother; nee Niwa Hama), Kizuo Shimizu (father), Mita Shimizu (wife; nee Mita Osaki), Shigeko Shimizu (daughter), Masayoshi Shimizu (son), Wasahiro Shimizu [also listed as Masahiro Shimizu] (son), and Hideko Shimizu (daughter). His home address is listed as Ucluelet, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Vineland, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 January 1891
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Vineland, ON
Reel
C-9329 (1017-1066)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2388
Name Toshiro Shimizu

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2388: Toshiro Shimizu

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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