Masao Mihara

Masao Mihara

He was born on 11 April 1906. He was a pulp mill worker employed by B.C. Pulp & Paper Company, Woodfibre, BC. His family includes Wasa Hirokado (mother; nee Wasa Ozaki), Setsunosuke Hirokado (father), Umeyo Mihara (wife), and Takayuki Mihara (son). His home address is listed as 242 Princess Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameMasao Mihara
Custodian Identification Number3609
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.