Shigeko Machida

Shigeko Machida

She was born on 12 August 1914. She was a housewife. Her family includes Takako Shirakawa (mother), Kuichi Shirakawa [possibly Keiichi Shirakawa] (father), Motokazu Machida (husband), Motoi Machida (son), and Sachiko Machida (daughter). Her home address is listed as 102 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. Mill Bay, Nass River, BC and Victoria Rooms, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameShigeko Machida
Custodian Identification Number3870
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Nass River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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