2451: Eizo Sameshima

2451: Eizo Sameshima

Eizo Sameshima

He was born on 31 August 1924. He was a fisherman employed by his brother Joshio Sameshima. His family includes Fiyie Sameshima (mother; nee Fiyie Yamashita), Tomekichi Sameshima (father), and Joshio Sameshima (brother). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 31 August 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9329 (1893-1896)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2451
Name Eizo Sameshima

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2451: Eizo Sameshima

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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