Shintaro Masuda

Shintaro Masuda

He was a shingle worker employed by Jameson Shingle Mill. His family includes Fushi Masuda (wife; nee Fushi Okamoto; in Japan), Harumi Hamaoki (daughter; nee Harumi Masuda; in Japan), Masutani Masuda (father), and Tsuru Masuda (mother). He lived in Powell River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameShintaro Masuda
Custodian Identification Number931
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Powell River


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