Shizu Samejima

Shizu Samejima

She was born on 5 November 1920. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tose Samejima (mother), Takeji Samejima (husband), Noriko Samejima (daughter), and Miyoko Samejima (daughter). Her home address is listed as 494 Stewart Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameShizu Samejima
Custodian Identification Number2776
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Nanaimo


Custodian Case Files (1)


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