6993: Eiji Shishido

6993: Eiji Shishido

Eiji Shishido

He was born on 24 September 1889. He was a farmer. His family includes Fuyo Shishido (mother; nee Fuyo Sato), Dennosuke Shishido (father), Shima Shishido (wife; nee Shima Watanabe; deceased), and Hatsu Sato (first wife; divorced). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 September 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9371 (610-640)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6993
Name Eiji Shishido
Not Before: 02 May 1942
Not After: 15 July 1949



6993: Eiji Shishido


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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