Shigeji Kadonaga

Shigeji Kadonaga

He was born on 3 September 1900. He was a millhand employed by Powell Lumber Company. His family includes Miyo Kadonaga (wife; nee Miyo Taguchi), Isao Kadonaga (son), Kazuo Kadonaga (son), Edith Kadonaga (daughter), Ko Kadonaga (son), Kenneth Kadonaga (son), Satoru Kadonaga (son) and Nancy Kadonaga (daughter). His home address is listed as 1810 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShigeji Kadonaga
Custodian Identification Number11533
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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