Joe Aida

Joe Aida

He was born on 24 February 1917. He was a mill hand employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Eitaro Aida (father). His mother’s first name is not listed, but her maiden name is Matsuda. His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.

Metadata

ForenameJoe
SurnameAida
Regularized NameJoe Aida
Custodian Identification Number2053
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceHamilton, ON

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