Shizu Kumagai

Shizu Kumagai

Her maiden name was Shizu Kusota. She was born on 23 September 1893. She was a housewife. Her family includes Rinkichi Isobe (common-law husband), Toshiko Kumagai (daughter), Hiroshi Kumagai (son), Matsuye Kumagai (daughter), and Yasuyuki Kumagai (son). Her home address is listed as 1603 Franklin Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameShizu Kumagai
Custodian Identification Number10915
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Sandon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.