Shutaro Abe

Shutaro Abe

He was born on 15 November 1900. He operated a confectionery store and was also a photographer. His family includes Yumi Abe (mother), Kongaro Abe (father), and Kito Abe (wife). His home address is listed as Prince Rupert, BC. 320 5th Street, Prince Rupert, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan in 1946.


Regularized NameShutaro Abe
Custodian Identification Number12423
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Prince Rupert


Custodian Case Files (1)


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