Tsuruyo Kajiwara

Tsuruyo Kajiwara

She was born on 20 January 1901. She was a housewife. Her family includes Ko Shishido (mother; nee Ko Kamigaichi), Asaemon Shishido (father), Hyozo Kajiwara (husband; deceased), Kikue Kajiwara (daughter), Masao Kajiwara (son), Asao Kajiwara (son), and Hideo Kajiwara (son). Her home address is listed as House No. 21, Burrard Cannery, Steveston, BC. Lower Capilano, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTsuruyo Kajiwara
Custodian Identification Number4145
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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