Kozo Shimada

Kozo Shimada

He was born on 26 February 1891. He was a logger employed by Stave Lake Cedar Company. He has no listed family. He lived in Wilson Creek, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hunter Siding, BC.


Regularized NameKozo Shimada
Custodian Identification Number10151
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceHunter Siding, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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