Mitsuko Shikatani

Mitsuko Shikatani

She was born on 23 June 1908. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Mitsuko Mukai. Her family includes Masajiro Shikatani (husband), Stanley Shikatani [also listed as Masato Shikatani] (son), Daniel Shikatani [also listed as Takeshi Shikatani] (son), Norma Shikatani [also listed as Masako Shikatani] (daughter), Junko Shikatani (daughter), Miyako Shikatani (daughter), Riki Mukai (mother; nee Riki Hamanishi), and Yoshimataro Mukai (father). Her home address is listed as Port Essington, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, Ontario.


Regularized NameMitsuko Shikatani
Custodian Identification Number8369
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington


Custodian Case Files (1)


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