Moto Mizuyabu

Moto Mizuyabu

She was born on 12 April 1904. Her maiden name is Moto Hamanishi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Koshiko Hamanishi (mother; nee Koshiko Yoshida), Tsunekichi Hamanishi (father), Tsuneziro Mizuyabu (husband), Teruko Mizuyabu (daughter), Yukiharu Mizuyabu (son), Shigekiyo Mizuyabu (son), Takao Mizuyabu (son), Keiko Mizuyabu (daughter), Fumiyo Mizuyabu (daughter). Her home address is listed as 236 Chelsea Street, Nanaimo, BC. Box 35, Nanaimo, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Lemon Creek, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameMoto Mizuyabu
Custodian Identification Number3158
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


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