Shizuka Nakagawa

Shizuka Nakagawa

She was born on 1 August 1903. Her maiden name is Shizuka Ikemoto. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Masa Ikemoto (mother), Itsusaburo Ikemoto (father), Koichi Nakagawa (husband), Hiroshi Nakagawa (son), Tsuyoshi Nakagawa (son), and Anna Nakagawa (daughter). Her home address is listed as 633 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 400 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameShizuka Nakagawa
Custodian Identification Number6605
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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