Kiku Shimoda

Kiku Shimoda

She was born on 25 August 1886. Her maiden name is Kiku Ikeda. She was a cannery worker employed by Great Northern Cannery, West Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Keoagami Ikeda [possibly Kogami Ikeda] (mother; nee Keoagami Yomashita or Kogami Yomashita), Jyube Ikeda (father), Zensaburo Shimoda (husband), and Yukio Shimoda (son). Her home address is listed as 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Ottawa Mines, BC and Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKiku Shimoda
Custodian Identification Number2786
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Ottawa Mines, BC
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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