Masasue Maeda

Masasue Maeda

He was born on 25 April 1900. He was a macaroni maker. His family includes Tami Maeda (mother), Todo Maeda (father), Hideko Maeda (wife; in Japan), Masaharu Maeda (son; in Japan), and Asajiro Yamada (step-father). 1810 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC and 326 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Thunder River, BC and New Denver, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameMasasue Maeda
Custodian Identification Number14045
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Thunder River, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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