Kiyoko Shimano

Kiyoko Shimano

She was born on 12 May 1918. Her maiden name is Kiyoko Omori. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sawa Omori (mother; nee Sawa Abe), Toyoichi Omori (father), Keishiro Shimano (husband), and Akira Shimano (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Road No. 1, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoko Shimano
Custodian Identification Number10513
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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