Shizuye Mah

Shizuye Mah

She was born on 17 November 1920. Her maiden name is Shizuye Okano. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fukuzo Okano (father), James Mah (husband), and Rennie Mah [also listed as Kent Mah] (son). 769 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. The file indicates that she was “exempt” from being forcibly uprooted.


Regularized NameShizuye Mah
Custodian Identification Number14429
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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