Tsuneziro Mizuyabu

Tsuneziro Mizuyabu

He was born on 04 July 1895. He was a self-employed fisherman. His family includes Masu Mizuyabu (mother), Bunkichi Mizuyabu (father), Moto Mizuyabu (wife; nee Moto Hamanishi), Fumiyo Mizuyabu (daughter), Teruko Mizuyabu (daughter), Yukiharu Mizuyabu (son), Shigekiyo Mizuyabu (son), Takao Mizuyabu (son) and Keiko Mizuyabu (daughter). His home address is listed as 239 Chelsea Street, Nanaimo, BC. Box 35, Nanaimo, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to 68 Fir Avenue, Lemon Creek, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameTsuneziro Mizuyabu
Custodian Identification Number745
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


Custodian Case Files (1)


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