Chiyo Shigimatsu

Chiyo Shigimatsu

She was born on 15 May 1878. Her family includes Tsunezo Shigimatsu (husband). 268 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC.


Regularized NameChiyo Shigimatsu
Custodian Identification Number15019
NationalityNaturalized Canadian


Custodian Case Files (1)


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