Shizuko Baba

Shizuko Baba

She was born on 3 August 1906. She was a self-employed storekeeper and housewife. Her family includes Sumi Kanegawa (mother; nee Sumi Takata), Sakuji Kanegawa (father), Takajiro Baba (husband), Takashi Baba (son), Hatsue Baba (daughter), and Kazuko Baba (daughter). Her home address is listed as 875 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Alvinston, ON.


Regularized NameShizuko Baba
Custodian Identification Number7827
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceAlvinston, ON


Custodian Case Files (1)


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