Shizue Imada

Shizue Imada

She was born on 15 February 1910. Her maiden name is Shizue Kusunoki. She was a cook employed by Hiland Logging Company Limited, Simoom Sound, BC. Her family includes Toki Kusunoki (mother; nee Toki Mizono), Sumatsu Kusunoki (father), Hatsuichi Imada (husband), and Akio Imada (son). Her home address is listed as Simoom Sound, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShizue Imada
Custodian Identification Number1796
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Simoom Sound


Custodian Case Files (1)


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