11187: Shizue Matsui

11187: Shizue Matsui

Shizue Matsui

Her maiden name was Shizue Hajime. She was born on 26 April 1893. She worked at Bicycle Shop employed by Yoshio Matsui and Masao Matsui. Her family includes Maeta Hajima (father), Miya Hajima (mother; nee Miya Shimizu), Zenzo Matsui (husband; deceased), Yoshio Matsui (son), Masao Matsui (son), Yutaka Matsui (son), Minoru Matsui (son), Tomu Matsui (son), and Mary Matsui (daughter). Her home address is listed as 617 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 26 April 1893
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
East Lillooet, BC
C-9406 (763-812)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11187
Name Shizue Matsui



11187: Shizue Matsui


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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