1575: Shizue Sameshima

1575: Shizue Sameshima

Shizue Sameshima

Sameshima was born on 20 July 1914. Her maiden name is Shizue Ioi. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Yashino Ioi (mother; nee Yashino Yamaguchi), Sennosuke Ioi (father), Muntetaka Sameshima (husband), Keike Sameshima (daughter), Reike Sameshima (daughter), and Toyoko Sameshima (daughter). Her home address is listed as 837 North Park Street, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. No seized property is listed in the file.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 July 1914
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Tashme, BC
C-9321 (1552-1556)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1575
Name Shizue Sameshima
Not Before: 30 March 1942
Not After: 04 August 1944



1575: Shizue Sameshima


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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