Shigemichi Tsuji

Shigemichi Tsuji

He was born on 19 May 1894. He was a fisherman and bookkeeper employed by Nelson Bros., Prince Rupert, BC. He also worked for B.C. Packers at Skeena, BC. His family includes Matsu Tsuji [also listed as Matsuye Tsuji] (wife; nee Matsu Hara or Matsuye Hara; separated at time of file) and Rinpei Tsuji (son). His home address is listed as 116 Main Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShigemichi Tsuji
Custodian Identification Number13047
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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