Masaru Mayeda

Masaru Mayeda

He was born on 11 January 1913. He was a fisherman employed by BC Packers Limited, Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Hatsuyo Mayeda (mother), Seiichi Mayeda (father), Shizue Mayeda (wife; nee Shizue Hashimoto; in Korea), and Kiyomi Mayeda (son; in Korea). His home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Rosebery, BC; New Denver, BC; and 3631 De Bullion Street, Montreal, QC.


Regularized NameMasaru Mayeda
Custodian Identification Number832
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Rosebery, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Montreal, QC
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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