Murayo Shinkawa

Murayo Shinkawa

She was born on 20 December 1901. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shoichi Shinkawa (husband), Isami Shinkawa (son), Tadao Shinkawa (son), Mitsue Shinkawa (daughter), Waka Shinkawa (mother), and Miyakichi Shinkawa (father). Her home address is listed as 247 2nd Street, Duncan, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.


Regularized NameMurayo Shinkawa
Custodian Identification Number8427
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePopoff Farms, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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