Hirokichi Shintani

Hirokichi Shintani

He was born on 20 September 1890. He was a boat builder in partnership with Tsuruzo Kawaguchi. His family includes Kono Shintani (mother; nee Kono Nakata), Isokichi Shintani (father), Yasuno Shintani (wife; nee Yasuno Okii), Ayao Henry Shintani (son), Mariko Shintani [also listed as Mariko Jean Shintani](daughter), Chiyeko Shintani (daughter), and Teruaki Shintani (son). His home address is listed as Alert Bay, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC; Bay Farms, Slocan, BC; and Fort William, ON.

Metadata

ForenameHirokichi
SurnameShintani
Regularized NameHirokichi Shintani
Custodian Identification Number13810
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceFort William, ON

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