Chieko Shimono

Chieko Shimono

She was born on 24 February 1923. She was a cannery worker employed by B.C. Packer, Steveston, BC. Her family includes Sakino Shimono (mother), and Shinaemon Shimono (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 73, Canadian Pacific Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC and Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameChieko
SurnameShimono
Regularized NameChieko Shimono
Custodian Identification Number6232
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceMinto City, BC
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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Terminology

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