Tama Shigeyama

Tama Shigeyama

She was born on 30 December 1898. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kinijiro Nishida (father), Fuchi Nishida (mother; nee Fuchi Yamauchi), Shigetaka Shimomura (second-husband) and Yeiguma Shigeyama (first-husband). Her home address is listed as 245 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameTama Shigeyama
Custodian Identification Number10959
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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