7996: Shizuko Kai

7996: Shizuko Kai

Shizuko Kai

She was born on 24 December 1920. She is also listed as Grace Kai. She was a houseworker employed by Dr. Shaw, 4730 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tami Kai (mother; nee Tami Unoki) and Yusuke Kai (father). Her home address is listed as 328 11th Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 24 December 1920
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Kaslo, BC
Locations before uprooting
New Westminster
C-9378 (2071-2075)
Type Person
Custodian Number 7996
Name Shizuko Kai



7996: Shizuko Kai


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