Shintaro Imamura

Shintaro Imamura

He was born on 6 May 1878. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company, Dewdney, BC. He has no listed family. He lived in Dewdney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameShintaro Imamura
Custodian Identification Number10136
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Dewdney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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