Shigejiro Edamura

Shigejiro Edamura

He was born on 14 February 1900. He was a grocery owner at 521 Cordova Street East, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Sowa Edamura (mother; nee Sowa Tsuji), Shige Edamura (wife). His home address is listed as 804 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Shaughnessy, Alberta.


Regularized NameShigejiro Edamura
Custodian Identification Number10015
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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