Shimataro Yoshihara

Shimataro Yoshihara

He was born on 10 March 1877. He is also listed in the files as Shimetaro Yoshihara. He was a fish packer employed by Celtic Cannery, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Fujie Yoshihara (wife; nee Okazaki). His home address is listed as Celtic Cannery, 49th Blenheim Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Barnwell, AB.


Regularized NameShimataro Yoshihara
Custodian Identification Number6022
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceBarnwell, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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