Shyojiro Kaneko

Shyojiro Kaneko

Kaneko was born on 03 September 1888. He is also named in the file as Shiyojiro Kaneko. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Brothers Fisheries Limited, Prince Rupert, BC. His family includes Seki Kaneko (wife; nee Seki Kaneko). He lived at 476 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. His listed seized property includes: boat “S.K.”


Regularized NameShyojiro Kaneko
Custodian Identification Number1213
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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