7570: Wataru Shishido

7570: Wataru Shishido

Wataru Shishido

He was born on 13 April 1926. He was a farm hand employed by his mother. His family includes Toku Shishido (mother; nee Toku Nikaido) and Kamekichi Shishido (father). His home address is listed as Rural Route, No. 3, New Westminster, BC. 1533 Third Avenue West, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 13 April 1926
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9375 (1046-1061)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7570
Name Wataru Shishido



7570: Wataru Shishido


Metadata Author: Zoe Hong
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