Chiyono Shimoda

Chiyono Shimoda

She was born on 10 May 1887. Her maiden name is Chiyono Tanimoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kiku Tanimoto (mother; nee Kiku Kato), Matsutaro Tanimoto (father), Kumeji Shimoda (husband), Nobuichi Shimoda (son), Hiyoko Shimoda (daughter), Sadao Shimoda (son), Shikato Shimoda (son), Misao Shimoda (daughter), Hiroshi Shimoda (son), and Yoshiko Shimoda (daughter). Her home address is listed as Lougheed Highway, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameChiyono Shimoda
Custodian Identification Number3730
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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