Naka Mase

Naka Mase

Mase was born on 13 August 1883. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Asajiro Mase (husband). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 73 Steveston, BC. She lived at No.9, Pacific Coast Cannery, Steveston, BC. Her landlord was B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Schuswap, BC, care of L. Turcott. Her listed seized property includes a gramaphone and records, a Singer sewing machine, and other household belongings.


Regularized NameNaka Mase
Custodian Identification Number1361
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSchuswap, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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