Masao Shimada

Masao Shimada

He was born on 15 January 1915. He was a clerk employed by T. Mikawa Stores Company Limited. His family includes Kiyo Shimada (mother; nee Kiyo Watanabe), Shinichi Shimada (father), Fusae Shimada (wife; nee Fusae Murota). His home address is listed as 392 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 2633 McGill Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC and Hamilton ON.


Regularized NameMasao Shimada
Custodian Identification Number8019
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Christina Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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