Tokuhei Masuda

Tokuhei Masuda

He was born on 22 February 1878. He was a newspaperman employed by The Daily People, 544 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Seki Masuda (wife; nee Seki Shinohara) and Akira Masuda (son). His home address is listed as 498 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC and Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTokuhei Masuda
Custodian Identification Number1875
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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