Jiromatsu Shin

Jiromatsu Shin

He was born on 22 September 1871. He was a self-employed carpenter. His family includes Take Shin (wife; nee Take Terashita; deceased). His home address is listed as 1228 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameJiromatsu Shin
Custodian Identification Number5829
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


Custodian Case Files (1)


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