Mitsuye Inaba

Mitsuye Inaba

She was born on 4 May 1920. She was a dressmaker student at Mariett School. Her family includes Masashi Inaba (father) and Shiyo Inaba (mother; nee Shiyo Tokuno). Her home address is listed as 1540 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameMitsuye Inaba
Custodian Identification Number11242
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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