Sho Hira

Sho Hira

She was born on 10 February 1882. Her maiden name is Sho Hiroo. She was a storekeeper and confectioner at 810 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kenzaburo Hira (husband), Hiroko Kawasaki (daughter; nee Hiroko Hira), Kiyoko Hira (daughter), and Hiroshi Hira (son). Her home address is listed as 810 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Blind Bay, BC.

Metadata

ForenameSho
SurnameHira
Regularized NameSho Hira
Custodian Identification Number12213
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceBlind Bay, BC

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Terminology

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