Shige Misumi

Shige Misumi

She was born on 14 April 1882. Her maiden name is Shige Yamagishi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yone Yamagishi (mother), Seijiro Misumi (husband), Tetsuko Misumi (daughter), Shizue Misumi (daughter), Kikuye Misumi (daughter), Kiyoshi Misumi (son), and Shigeru Misumi (son). Her home address is listed as 293 East Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameShige Misumi
Custodian Identification Number12947
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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