15385: Shohei Suzuki

15385: Shohei Suzuki

Shohei Suzuki

He was born on 6 July 1900. He was a painter employed by Pacific Mills Limited, Pulp & Paper Mill. His family includes Yukie Suzuki (wife), Manabu Suzuki (son; in Japan), and Miye Suzuki (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as Ocean Falls, BC. 240 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC and was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 06 July 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Kelowna, BC
Date exiled to Japan 24 December 1946
Locations before uprooting
Ocean Falls
C-9431 (1148-1157)
Type Person
Custodian Number 15385
Name Shohei Suzuki



15385: Shohei Suzuki


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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