Shigeto Shimoji

Shigeto Shimoji

Bird Commission case file number 937. Custodian file number 8703. (Source: lac_rg33-69_volume_47_file_0937)
He was born on 15 December 1901. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Mitsuyo Shimoji (mother; nee Mitsuyo Hasama), Ryonosuke Shimoji (father) Miyuki Shimoji (wife; nee Miyuki Yamane), Tomi Shimoji (son), Kimiko Shimoji (daughter), Ruiko Shimoji (daughter), and Rose Shimoji (daughter). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Haney, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and Manitoba, MB.


Regularized NameShigeto Shimoji
Custodian Identification Number8703
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Manitoba, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)
Other Archival Files (1)


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