T. Matsuyama

T. Matsuyama

T. Matsuyama was an Issei who was the founder of T. Matsuyama Company (Matsuyama Shokai), an outfit focused on fishing vessels and the fishing industry. A very successful businessman, he invested $200,000 into the establishment of Nanaimo Shipyards Limited on Newcastle Island in 1918. The forced sale of Japanese Canadian Fishing Vessels left Matsuyama destitute; he chose to leave for Japan on a Red Cross exchange boat during the war, although he later returned to Vancouver in 1953. (Source: Kimura Appendix)


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