Seishichi Masago

Seishichi Masago

He was born on 2 May 1885. He was a retired barber. His family includes Isono Masago (wife), Tadayuki Masago (son), Yukio Masago (son), and Hideko Masago (daughter). His home address is listed as 29 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan on 31 May 1946.


Regularized NameSeishichi Masago
Custodian Identification Number15415
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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