Hajime Shiga

Hajime Shiga

He was born on 03 July 1907. He was a salesman employed by Super Style Manufacturing Company, 504 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Tsujiro Shiga (mother), Takuma Shiga (father), Vancou Shiga [also listed as Dorothy Shiga] (wife; nee Vancou Sasaki [also listed as Dorothy Sasaki]), Ronald Shiga [also listed as Toshio Shiga] (son), and Catherine Shiga [also listed as Kazuko Shiga] (daughter). His home address is listed as 2591 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Fonthill, ON.


Regularized NameHajime Shiga
Custodian Identification Number703
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Fonthill, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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