Masao Masuda

Masao Masuda

He was born on 16 November 1915. He was a driver employed by Peace Cleaners at the corner of Fraser and Kingsway, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Kinu Masuda (mother; nee Kinu Magamizo) and Motoi Masuda (father). His home address is listed as 2000 Yukon Street, Vancouver, BC. 236 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park Hospital, Vancouver, BC and New Denver, BC where he died on 23 September 1943.


Regularized NameMasao Masuda
Custodian Identification Number13065
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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