Shintaro Akada

Shintaro Akada

He was born on 02 June 1894. He was a millhand employed by B.C. Fir Cedar Company Limited, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Moto Akada (wife; in Japan), Yukio Akada (son), Yoshio Akada (son; in Japan), Nobuo Akada (son; in Japan) and Toshiko Akada (daughter; in Japan). His home address is listed as 1633 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Angler, ON. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameShintaro Akada
Custodian Identification Number742_xi
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Angler, ON
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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