Shizue Sakura

Shizue Sakura

She was born on 15 January 1907. Her maiden name is Shizue Awaji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sen Awaji (mother; nee Sen Matsubara), Kichimatsu Awaji (father), Hikotaro Sakura (husband), Toshihiko Sakura (son), Hideo Sakura (son), Mitsuyo Sakura (daughter), Iwao Sakura (son), Kaoru Sakura (daughter), Haruko Sakura (daughter), Masayoshi Sakura (son), and Chiyoko Sakura (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 171, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameShizue Sakura
Custodian Identification Number5859
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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