Tatsushiro Matsubara

Tatsushiro Matsubara

He was born on 21 August 1892. He was a fisherman employed by New England Cannery. His family includes Rui Matsubara (wife) and Tatsuo Matsubara (son). His home address is listed as Dyke Road, Steveson, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameTatsushiro Matsubara
Custodian Identification Number3157
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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