Munetaka Sameshima

Munetaka Sameshima

He was born on 16 September 1904. He was a self-employed shoe repairer. His family includes Ito Sameshima (mother; nee Ito Aihoshi), Itaro Sameshima (father), Shizue Sameshima (wife), Keiko Sameshima (daughter), Reiko Sameshima (daughter), and Toyoko Sameshima (daughter). His home address is listed as 837 North Park Street, Victoria, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan City, BC and Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameMunetaka
SurnameSameshima
Regularized NameMunetaka Sameshima
Custodian Identification Number641
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan City, BC
ResidenceTashme, BC

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