Kinu Higano

Kinu Higano

Her maiden name was Kinu Shiba. She was born on 11 April 1902. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kiyojiro Shiba (father), Toku Shiba (mother; nee Toku Buto), Kunitaro Higano (husband), Kiyoshi Higano (son), Hideko Higano (daughter), Shigeru Higano (son), and Yoshiko Higano (daughter). Her home address is listed as 819 1/2 Prior Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Merritt, BC.


Regularized NameKinu Higano
Custodian Identification Number11199
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceMerritt, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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