Matsunosuke Shibuya

Matsunosuke Shibuya was born on March 15, 1906 in Kanagawa-ken, Japan. He emigrated to Canada at the age of 18 and lived the majority of his life in Canada. A devout Christian, he devoted his time to his family, friends and the church. He passed away at the age of 100 leaving 7 children and 8 grandchildren.

Updated January 2010

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Autobiography of Matsunosuke Shibuya

Editor’s note: This autobiography was translated from Japanese and includes notes from Mr. Shibuya’s eldest daughter, Machiko.) _______________________________________________ Born: March 15, 1906 (39th year of Meiji Era)Birthplace: Matsuda-machi, Ashigarakami-gun, Kanagawa-ken, Japan Father: Saijiro ShibuyaMother: Ryu ShibuyaElder sister: EikoElder brother: Hisamatsu (86 years old in 1986) _______________________________________________ Shortly after I was born, my father decided to go to Canada after talking it over with my mother. He came to this decision without talki...

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