4108: Shizuko Shigehiro

4108: Shizuko Shigehiro

Shizuko Shigehiro

She was born on 25 February 1907. She was a housewife and farmer’s help. Her family includes Kana Matsuda [possibly Kano Matsuda] (mother; nee Kana Mikado or Kano Mikado), Kameyo Matsuda [possibly Komeyo Matsuda] (father), Saburo Shigehiro (husband), Kazumasa Shigehiro (son), Minoru Shigehiro (son), and Shoso Joe Shigehiro (son). Her home address is listed as Yale Road, New Westminster, BC. Yale Road, South Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Raymond, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 25 February 1907
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Raymond, AB
C-9342 (75-80)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4108
Name Shizuko Shigehiro



4108: Shizuko Shigehiro


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