Shitsuka Chiba

Shitsuka Chiba

Her maiden name is Shitsuka Takahashi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sen Takahashi (mother; nee Sen Yasui), Yoji Takahashi (father), and Kinzaburo Chiba (husband). Her home address is listed as Knight Inlet Cannery, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, BC; Tashme, BC; and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShitsuka Chiba
Custodian Identification Number12570
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Hastings Park, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Knight Inlet Cannery


Custodian Case Files (1)


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