Akira Shishido

Akira Shishido

He was born on 3 October 1914. He was a ship carpenter employed by Stanley Park Shipyards. His family includes Seitaro Shishido (father) and Tsuchiyo Shishido (mother; nee Tsuchiyo Hisaoka). His home address is listed as 213 Easet Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, ON.


Regularized NameAkira Shishido
Custodian Identification Number12008
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Toronto, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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