Hiroko Shimada

Hiroko Shimada

She was born on 17 December 1921. She was a teacher employed by the Anglican Mission in Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Shinichi Shimada (father) and Kiyo Shimada (mother; nee Kiyo Watanabe). Her home address is listed as 636 Cassiar Street Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameHiroko Shimada
Custodian Identification Number9909
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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