6952: Masaye Shishido

6952: Masaye Shishido

Masaye Shishido

He was born on 18 September 1916. He was a mill hand employed by Woodfibre Pulp and Mill Company. His family includes Hatsui Shishido (mother; nee Hatsui Sato) and Eiji Shishido (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route #1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex M
Date of Birth 18 September 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
New Denver, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
C-9370 (989-1008)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6952
Name Masaye Shishido
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 17 February 1949



6952: Masaye Shishido


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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