Tokutaro Shigehiro

Tokutaro Shigehiro

He was born on 23 September 1874. He was a strawberry farmer. His family includes Tomojiro Shigehiro (father), Matsu Shigehiro (mother), Kinu Shigehiro (wife), Kazuko Shigehiro (daughter), Tokiye Morita (daughter; nee Tokiye Shigehiro), Mitsuko Shigehiro (daughter), Makoto Shigehiro (daughter), Shigeko Shigehiro (son), and Kazuso Shigehiro (son). He lived in Mission, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTokutaro Shigehiro
Custodian Identification Number11296
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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