Shizuka Akune

Shizuka Akune

She was born on 12 November 1913. Her maiden name is Shizuka Hisaoka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kin Hisaoka (mother; nee Kin Hirashima), Ichirohe Kisaoka (father), Yuichi Akune (husband), Roy Akune [also listed as Isao Akune] (son), Daisy Akune [also listed as Sachiyo Akune] (daughter), Satoru Akune (son), Misaye Akune (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 128, Trites Road, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameShizuka Akune
Custodian Identification Number5537
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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