Masajiro Shikatani

Masajiro Shikatani

He was born on 17 April 1898. He was a fisherman employed by B. A. Cannery, Port Essington, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Iyo Shikatani (mother), Mitsuko Shikatani (wife; nee Mitsuko Mukai), Stanley Shikatani (son), Daniel Shikatani (son), Norma Shikatani (daughter), Junko Shikatani (daughter), and Miyako Shikatani (daughter). His home address is listed as Port Essington, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Crawford Bay, BC; Slocan City, BC; and Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameMasajiro Shikatani
Custodian Identification Number2382
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceCrawford Bay, BC
ResidenceSlocan City, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON


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