Shotaro Iwamoto

Shotaro Iwamoto

He was born on 15 February 1877. He was an oiler employed by Union Steamships. His family includes Waka Iwamoto (wife). His home address is listed as Rural Route #1, New Westminster, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShotaro Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number8480
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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