Shizuko Kawata

Shizuko Kawata

She was born on 28 February 1915. Her maiden name is Shizuko Furutani. She was a housewife. Her family includes Takeo Kawata (husband), Kiyoko Kawata (daughter), Masako Kawata (daughter), Yoshimi Kawata (daughter), and Kazuo Kawata (son). Her home address is listed as 1380 Horrel Road, Rural Route No. 1, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kane, MB.


Regularized NameShizuko Kawata
Custodian Identification Number6187
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kane, MB
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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