Shigetoshi Oda

Shigetoshi Oda

He was born on 2 February 1913. He was a pulp mill worker employed by B. C. Pulp & Paper Company. His family includes Kenpei Oda (father), Tsuyono Oda (mother; nee Tsuyono Yamano), Shizuye Oda (wife; nee Shizuye Sakamoto), Adam Oda [also listed as Toyoshi Oda] (son). His home address is listed as 331 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Passmore, BC.


Regularized NameShigetoshi Oda
Custodian Identification Number11838
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Passmore, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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