Shigeru Hirayama

Shigeru Hirayama

He was born on 31 March 1921. He was a fisherman employed by A.B.C. Packers. His family includes Shime Hirayama (mother) and Tokiye Hirayama [possibly Tokuje Hirayama] (father). His home address is listed as Phoenix Cannery, House No. 27, P.O. Box 203, Steveston, BC. Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, MB.

Metadata

ForenameShigeru
SurnameHirayama
Regularized NameShigeru Hirayama
Custodian Identification Number4101
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceWinnipeg, MB

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