Mamoru Shintani

Mamoru Shintani

Shintani was born on 2 October 1896. He was a gardener employed by the Commodore Bowling Alley. His family includes Fuyo Shintani (mother; nee Fuyo Sentani), Yonekichi Shintani (father), Haruko Shintani (wife), Akira Shintani (son; born 23 September 1926), Mariko Shintani (daughter; born 5 April 1929), Mitsuru Shintani (son; born 12 June 1931), Rueko Shintani (daughter; born 25 July 1933), and Eriko Shintani (daughter; born 18 July 1935). His home address is listed as 1603 Franklin Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and to Sullivan Street, Toronto, ON. No seized property is listed.

Metadata

ForenameMamoru
SurnameShintani
Regularized NameMamoru Shintani
Custodian Identification Number1391
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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