Shizue Kawaguchi

Shizue Kawaguchi

She was born on 2 July 1914. She was a dressmaker employed by Burrard Cleaners, 500 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Yasu Kawaguchi (mother; nee Yasu Natsugari), and Katsuyo Kawaguchi (father). Her home address is listed as 512 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameShizue Kawaguchi
Custodian Identification Number8992
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


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