2410: Usuke Shishikura

2410: Usuke Shishikura

Usuke Shishikura

He was born on 21 May 1889. He was a fisherman employed by Canada Fish Company, Carlisle Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Tsunaye Shishikura (wife). His home address is listed as Carlisle Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 21 May 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
Skeena River
C-9329 (1422-1457)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2410
Name Usuke Shishikura



2410: Usuke Shishikura


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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