5859: Shizue Sakura

5859: Shizue Sakura

Shizue Sakura

She was born on 15 January 1907. Her maiden name is Shizue Awaji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sen Awaji (mother; nee Sen Matsubara), Kichimatsu Awaji (father), Hikotaro Sakura (husband), Toshihiko Sakura (son), Hideo Sakura (son), Mitsuyo Sakura (daughter), Iwao Sakura (son), Kaoru Sakura (daughter), Masayoshi Sakura (son), and Chiyoko Sakura (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 171, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 15 January 1907
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
C-9362 (534-539)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5859
Name Shizue Sakura



5859: Shizue Sakura


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