Asano Shigehiro

Asano Shigehiro

She was born on 9 August 1905. Her maiden name is Asano Morikawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tora Morikawa (mother; nee Tora Sakagawa), Yaotaro Morikawa (father), Otoichi Shigehiro (husband), Kyoto Shigehiro (son), Aigi Shigehiro (son), Teruo Shigehiro (son), Yoshinobu Shigehiro (son), Chiyeko Shigehiro (daughter), Elsie Shigehiro (daughter), Ruth Shigehiro (daughter), Emiko Shigehiro (daughter), Rose Shigehiro (daughter), Sumiko Shigehiro (daughter), and Hatsuro Inouye (sister). Her home address is listed as 890 Livingston Road, Langley Prairie, BC and Livingston Road, Rural Route 1, Langley Prairie, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameAsano Shigehiro
Custodian Identification Number3416
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Raymond, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Langley Prairie


Custodian Case Files (1)


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