Kazuko Shigehiro

Kazuko Shigehiro

She was born on 15 March 1920. She was a factory worker employed by United Farmers of Canada Fruit & Produce Exchange. Her family includes Kino Shigehiro (mother; nee Kino Ushiwo) and Tokutaro Shigehiro (father). Her home address is listed as 715 7th Street, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKazuko Shigehiro
Custodian Identification Number2707
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceLethbridge, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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