Shizue Shiraishi

Shizue Shiraishi

She was born on 21 February 1913. Her maiden name is Shizue Hikida. She was a housewife. Her family includes Head Hikida (mother), Tomekichi Hikida (father), Isamu Shiraishi (husband), Kazuko Shiraishi (daughter) and Sachiko Shiraishi (daughter). Her home address is listed as 925 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 977 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farm, Slocan, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 17 June, 1946.


Regularized NameShizue Shiraishi
Custodian Identification Number9403
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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