Shigetaka Shimomura

Shigetaka Shimomura

He was born on 1 December 1904. He was a mill hand employed by B. C. Pulp & Paper Company. His family includes Tama Shigeyama (wife; nee Tama Nishida), Shigemori Shimomura (father), and Katsu Shimomura (mother). His home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameShigetaka Shimomura
Custodian Identification Number11772
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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