Shiro Matsushita

Shiro Matsushita

He was born on 03 October 1917. He was a fisherman employed by Cassiar Packing Company, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Kirie Matsushita (mother; nee Kirie Tamaishi) and Yahe Matsushita (father). His home address is listed as Cassiar Packing Company, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Eatonville, ON.


Regularized NameShiro Matsushita
Custodian Identification Number844
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceEatonville, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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