Shigeru Asada

Shigeru Asada

He was born on 17 July 1902. He was a truck driver employed by T. Robson, Duncan, BC. His family includes Hatsuko Asada (wife; nee Hatsuko Nakashima), Fredrick Asada [also listed as Yoshikazu Asada] (son), John Asada [also listed as Hideyuki Asada] (son), Joyce Asada [also listed as Miyoko Asada] (daughter), Walter Asada [also listed as Tadao Asada] (son), Mito Asada (mother; nee Mito Miura), and Yokitaro Asada (father; deceased). His home address is listed as Box 182, Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, Ontario.


Regularized NameShigeru Asada
Custodian Identification Number8204
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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