Iwao Masuda

Iwao Masuda

He was born on 2 April 1897. He was a sawmill hand employed by Shawnigan Lake Lumber Company. His family includes Koura Masuda (wife), Akio Masuda (son), Roy Hideo Masuda (son), Shiro Masuda (son), and Mineo Masuda (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 22, Shawnigan Lake, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameIwao
SurnameMasuda
Regularized NameIwao Masuda
Custodian Identification Number6502
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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