Taro Shimane

Taro Shimane

He was born on 09 March 1915. He was a fisherman employed by Phoenix Cannery. His family includes Kyo Shimane (mother) and Toranosuke Shimane (father). His home address is listed as Phoenix Cannery House 39, PO Box 234, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to St. Jean, MB and PO Box 254, Letellier, MB.


Regularized NameTaro Shimane
Custodian Identification Number3065
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSt Jean, MB
ResidenceLetellier, MB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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