1464: Kiuroku Shimizu

1464: Kiuroku Shimizu

Kiuroku Shimizu

Shimizu was born on 16 March 1894. He was a fisherman. His family includes Niwa Shimizu (mother; nee Niwa Hama; deceased at time of file), Kyuzo Shimizu (father; deceased at time of file), Misa Shimizu (wife; nee Misa Okada), Kiyoshi Shimizu (son; born on 19 May 1926), Teruo Shimizu (son; born on 30 July 1927), Tamotsu Shimizu (son; born on 30 June 1929), Hisao Shimizu (son; born on 31 October 1930), Emiko Shimizu (daughter; born on 30 March 1936), Fumiko Shimizu [also, Sumiko Shimizu] (daughter; born on 22 September 1937), and Eiko Shimizu (daughter; born on 2 July 1939). He lived in Ucluelet, BC, was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Lemon Creek, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 02 October 1946. His listed seized property includes: house built on Bamfield Packing Company's land in Port Albion (Shimizu Bay), across inlet from Ucluelet, BC; boat “Miss Ucluelet”; boathouse; household belongings.
Sex M
Date of Birth 16 March 1894
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Lemon Creek, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 October 1946
C-9319 (2160-2200)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1464
Name Kiuroku Shimizu
Not Before: 28 March 1942
Not After: 07 March 1947



1464: Kiuroku Shimizu


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
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