Eimatsu Shibata

Eimatsu Shibata

He was born on 2 February 1888. He was a fisherman employed by Good Hope Cannery, Riversea, BC. His family includes Hana Shibata (mother), Yoshichi Shibata (father), Tetsu Shibata (former wife; divorced), Sakae Shibata (daughter; in Japan), Hideo Shibata (son; in Japan), Minoru Shibata (son), and Kiyoshi Shibata (son). His home address is listed as 226 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Athabasca, AB


Regularized NameEimatsu Shibata
Custodian Identification Number3488
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Athabasca, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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