2027: Shizue Matsuba

2027: Shizue Matsuba

Shizue Matsuba

She was born on 29 November 1900. She was a maid in several private homes. Her family includes Tsune Matsuba (mother), Yonematsu Matsuba (father), Yoichi Murao (husband), Kazuji Murao [possibly Kazuji Matsuba] (son), Yoshiharu Murao [possibly Yoshiharu Matsuba] (son), and Kasue Matsuba [also listed as Evelyne Kasue Matsuba] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 975 Caledonia Avenue, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 29 November 1900
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan Extension, BC
C-9326 (1329-1349)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2027
Name Shizue Matsuba



2027: Shizue Matsuba


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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