Michiye Shinkoda

Michiye Shinkoda

She was born on 3 November 1913. Her maiden name is Michiye Higashi. She was a dress manufacturer’s clerk. Her family includes Kesagiko Higashi (mother; nee Kesagiko Kiyana), Zentaro Higashi (father), Masaye Shinkoda (husband), Masami Shinkoda (son), Toshiko Shinkoda (daughter), Noriko Shinkoda (daughter), Taizo Shinkoda (son), and Ryuichi Shinkoda (son). Her home address is listed as 226 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.


Regularized NameMichiye Shinkoda
Custodian Identification Number15131
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Montreal, QC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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