Shigeo Sekiya

Shigeo Sekiya

He was born on 30 March 1920. He was a millhand. His family includes Tatsu Sekiya (mother; nee Tatsu Tanizawa) and Tahichi Sekiya [possibly Tohichi Sekiya] (father). Woodfibre, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Welling, AB.

Metadata

ForenameShigeo
SurnameSekiya
Regularized NameShigeo Sekiya
Custodian Identification Number14148
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceLethbridge, AB
ResidenceWelling, AB

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

Sekiya

Terminology

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