2609: Koto Shimizu

2609: Koto Shimizu

Koto Shimizu

She was born on 20 October 1913. Her maiden name is Koto Watanabe. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Seki Watanabe (mother; nee Seki Okida), Kuratoro Watanabe (father), Ichiro Shimizu (husband), Reiko Shimizu (daughter), and Hiroshi Shimizu (son). Her home address is listed as 184 10th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Starbuck, MB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 October 1913
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Starbuck, MB
Reel
C-9330 (568-571)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2609
Name Koto Shimizu

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2609: Koto Shimizu

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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