Kyo Shimane

Kyo Shimane

She was born on 20 July 1885. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toranosuke Shimane (husband; deceased), Taro Shimane (son), Miyoko Terauchi (daughter; nee Miyoko Shimane), Mamoru Shimane (son) and Kimio Shimane (son). Her home address is listed as Phoenix Cannery House 39, PO Box 234, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to St. Jean, MB and Whitemouth, MB.


Regularized NameKyo Shimane
Custodian Identification Number3067
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)St Jean, MB
Residence (after uprooting)Whitemouth, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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