Motoe Shitahodo

Motoe Shitahodo

He was born on 25 October 1889. He was a gardener and logger employed by Pacific Shingle Company. His family includes Masako Shitahodo (wife; nee Masako Yamamura), Nanjaro Shitahodo (father), Arino Shitahodo (mother; nee Arino Fukeda), Haruo Shitahodo (son). His home address is listed as 629 1/2 Main Street, Vancouver BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMotoe Shitahodo
Custodian Identification Number11326
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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