Hideso Shiraishi

Hideso Shiraishi

He was born on 2 January 1882. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Canadian Fish Company, Kimisket, BC. His family includes Kiwano Shiraishi (wife), Kanami Shiraishi (daughter), Miyoko Shiraishi (daughter), Masako Shiraishi (daughter), Aiko Shiraishi (daughter), and Shigeo Shiraishi (son). His home address is listed as 757 Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameHideso Shiraishi
Custodian Identification Number3556
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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