2610: Shizuko Katayama

2610: Shizuko Katayama

Shizuko Katayama

She was born on 2 May 1924. Her family includes Ishi Katayama (mother; nee Ishi Murakami) and Gorosuke Katayama (father). Her home address is listed as 75 9th Road, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 02 May 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Lethbridge, AB
Locations before uprooting
C-9330 (572-575)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2610
Name Shizuko Katayama



2610: Shizuko Katayama


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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