Hatsuzo Shibata

Hatsuzo Shibata

He was born on 25 May 1893. He was a cook employed by various employers. His family includes Tomiko Shibata (wife), Ryusuke Shibata (son), Hirofumi Shibata (son), Isamu Shibata (son), Asako Shibata (daughter), Masaharu Shibata (son), Setsuko Shibata (daughter), Masako Shibata (mother), and Tasakyo Shibata (father). His home address is listed as 308 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and he was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameHatsuzo Shibata
Custodian Identification Number8438
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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