5577: Munetoshi Sameshima

5577: Munetoshi Sameshima

Munetoshi Sameshima

He was born on 24 December 1894. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Hachibei Sameshima (father; ne Hachibei Mori), Taye Sameshima (wife; nee Taye Kukita), Hiroshi Sameshima (son), Muneyoshi Sameshima (son), Raiko Sameshima [possibly Laiko Sameshima] (daughter), Yemiko Sameshima (daughter), and Teruo Sameshima (son). His home address is listed as Matsqui P.O. Box 155, Clayburn, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 December 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9360 (610-715)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5577
Name Munetoshi Sameshima

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5577: Munetoshi Sameshima

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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