Mitsuzo Shiga

Mitsuzo Shiga

He was born on 18 November 1893. He was employed by the Japanese Mens’ Club of Vancouver, BC. His family includes Yuki Shiga (mother; nee Yuki Higoshi), Gihe Shiga (father), Shizuko Shiga (wife; nee Shizuko Shishiro), Takeshi Shiga (son), Teruji Shiga (son), and Tsutomu Shiga (son). His home address is listed as 636 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC; Slocan, BC; and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameMitsuzo Shiga
Custodian Identification Number12478
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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