Shizuo Akazawa

Shizuo Akazawa

He was born on 03 April 1922. He was a logger employed by Cartwright Lumber Company, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Shizuko Akazawa (mother; nee Shizuko Ikeda) and Matsushiro Akazawa (father). His home address is listed as 665 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to 972 Saint Antoine Street, Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameShizuo Akazawa
Custodian Identification Number3252
NationalityCanadian born


Custodian Case Files (1)


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