Namiko Shimano

Namiko Shimano

She was born on 27 January 1909. Her maiden name is Namiko Nishihara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fujino Nishihara (mother), Tomosaburo Nishihara (father), Matsuo Shimano (husband), Etsuko Shimano (daughter), Mitsuye Shimano (daughter), and Minoru Shimano (son). Her home address is listed as Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC and Rosebery, BC.


Regularized NameNamiko Shimano
Custodian Identification Number10514
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceVancouver, BC
ResidenceRosebery, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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