Shikajiro Masuda

Shikajiro Masuda

He was born on 04 July 1888. He was a gardener. His family includes Masa Masuda (mother; nee Masa Kitamura), Shinjiro Nakamura (father), Hatsu Masuda (wife), Fumi Fujiwara (daughter; nee Fumi Masuda), Miyo Okado (daughter; nee Miyo Masuda), Hikowo Masuda (son), and Tsuneo Masuda (son). His home address is listed as 1548 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShikajiro Masuda
Custodian Identification Number874
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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