Jin Masuda

Jin Masuda

He was born on 22 March 1922. He was a mill hand employed by Powell Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Seki Masuda (mother; nee Seki Shinohara) and Tokuhei Masuda (father). His home address is listed as 498 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Schreiber, ON and Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameJin Masuda
Custodian Identification Number2957
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Schreiber, ON
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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