Masajiro Shishido

Masajiro Shishido

He was born on 15 July 1881. He was a barber employed by Mrs. N. Tanabe. His family includes Shu Shishido (wife; nee Shu Muramoto), Kumajiro Shishido (father), Yoshi Shishido (mother; nee Yoshi Hino), Hisako Shishido (daughter), Masako Shishido (daughter), Tetsuto Shishido (son), Taeko Kimoto (daughter; nee Taeko Shishido), Shizuko Shiga (daughter; nee Shizuko Shishido), and Akiyo Shishido (daughter). His home address is listed as 320 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameMasajiro Shishido
Custodian Identification Number11504
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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