Masatoshi Shimoda

Masatoshi Shimoda

He was born on 7 October 1904. He was a logger employed by Hiland Logging Company, Simoom Sound, BC. His family includes Toju Shimoda (mother; nee Toju Akahoshi), Kyutaro Shimoda (father), and Hajime Shimoda (wife; nee Hajime Yamashita; in Japan). His home address is listed as 615 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, Clinton, BC.


Regularized NameMasatoshi Shimoda
Custodian Identification Number240
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Clinton, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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