5940: Shizu Iwai

5940: Shizu Iwai

Shizu Iwai

She was born on 1 January 1907. Her maiden name is Shizu Matsuno. She was a housewife. Her family includes Ryu Matsuno (mother; nee Ryu Kobayashi), Yasujiro Matsuno (father), Rokuro Iwai (husband), Toshihito Iwai (son), and Takeshi Iwai (son). Her home address is listed as 519 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 01 January 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
C-9362 (1459-1463)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5940
Name Shizu Iwai



5940: Shizu Iwai


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