Teruko Mizuyabu

Teruko Mizuyabu

She was born on 20 March 1916. Her maiden name is Teruko Kiyonaga. She was a factory worker employed by Mr. Shinkoda. Her family includes Shokichi Kiyonaga (father), Hide Kiyonaga (mother), Yonekichi Mizuyabu (husband). Her home address is listed as 205 Abbott Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, Quebec.


Regularized NameTeruko Mizuyabu
Custodian Identification Number10751
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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