3199: Shigemichi Ashikawa

3199: Shigemichi Ashikawa

Shigemichi Ashikawa

He was born on 29 April 1915. He was a shingle worker employed by Pacific Shingle Company, Indian River, BC. His family includes Moyo Ashikawa (mother; nee Moyo Doho), Sukegiro Ashikawa (father), Haruko Ashikawa (wife; nee Haruko Maruno). His home address is listed as 567 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 185 1/2 Beverley Street, Toronto, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 29 April 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Toronto, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9333 (2195-2207)
Type Person
Custodian Number 3199
Name Shigemichi Ashikawa



3199: Shigemichi Ashikawa


Metadata Author: Mandy Choie
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