Shizuka Mitsui

Shizuka Mitsui

She was born on 23 September 1890. Her maiden name is Shizuka Sakakihara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsune Sakakihara (mother; nee Tsune Yamamoto), Tokichi Sakakihara (father), Kohei Mitsui (husband), Eiichi Mitsui (son), Takako Mitsui (daughter), Koei Mitsui (son), Masanao Mitsui (son), Takayuki Mitsui (son), Kouch Mitsui (son). Her home address is listed as 1075 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Trout Lake, BC.


Regularized NameShizuka Mitsui
Custodian Identification Number9163
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Trout Lake, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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