Sotaro Shibuya

Sotaro Shibuya

He was born on 09 December 1887. He was a rooming house keeper. His family includes Tokujiro Shibuya (father) and Hiyaku Shibuya (wife). His home address is listed as 138 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. 230 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameSotaro Shibuya
Custodian Identification Number10693
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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