13810: Hirokichi Shintani

13810: Hirokichi Shintani

Hirokichi Shintani

He was born on 20 September 1890. He was a boat builder in partnership with Tsuruzo Kawaguchi. His family includes Kono Shintani (mother; nee Kono Nakata), Isokichi Shintani (father), Yasuno Shintani (wife; nee Yasuno Okii), Henry Shintani [also listed as Ayao Shintani] (son), Mariko Shintani [also listed as Jean Shintani] (daughter), Chiyeko Shintani (daughter), and Teruaki Shintani (son). His home address is listed as Alert Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC; Bay Farm, Slocan, BC; and Fort William, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 20 September 1890
Nationality Unknown
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Slocan, BC
Fort William, ON
Locations before uprooting
Alert Bay
C-9425 (727-945)
Type Person
Custodian Number 13810
Name Hirokichi Shintani



13810: Hirokichi Shintani


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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