10108: Kojiro Shoji

10108: Kojiro Shoji

Kojiro Shoji

Shoji was born on 22 April 1889. He was a merchant and is president of the Vancouver Paper Box Company. His family includes Tokumatsu Shoji (father), Fusa Shoji (mother; nee Fusa Iwamoto), Ayako Shoji (wife; nee Ayako Watanaka), Norihiko Henry Shoji (son; born on 5 May 1923), Michiko Kay Shoji (daughter; born on 9 August 1939). He lived at 250 North Cassiar Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City BC. His listed seized property includes 5 lots of land in Vancouver, 2 brick buildings, Paper Box Factory at 245 Union Street, and a 6 room semi-bungalow and 1 garage at 250 North Cassiar Street.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 April 1889
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Reel
C-9396 (1850-1900)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10108
Name Kojiro Shoji

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10108: Kojiro Shoji

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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