Tadashi Shoji

Tadashi Shoji

He was born on 18 February 1913. He was a fisherman employed by Cassiar Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Hatsu Shoji (mother; nee Hatsu Nakatsu), Kichimatsu Shoji (father), Misao Shoji (wife; nee Misao Nakai), Ryoko Shoji (daughter), and Midori Shoji (daughter). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 160, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameTadashi Shoji
Custodian Identification Number4039
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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