Masakazu Shimoda

Masakazu Shimoda

He was born on 10 March 1910. He was a taxi driver and logger employed by Sorg Pulp Company. His family includes Kyutaro Shimoda (father), Toju Shimoda (mother; nee Toyigu Akahoshi), Yasuko Shimoda (wife; nee Yasuko Kumamoto), Kazuko Shimoda [also listed as Nancy Shimoda] (daughter). His home address is listed as 391 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Taylor Lake, BC.


Regularized NameMasakazu Shimoda
Custodian Identification Number11295
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Taylor Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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