Kiwano Shiraishi

Kiwano Shiraishi

She was born on 8 October 1898. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hideso Shiraishi (husband), Kanami Shiraishi (daughter), Miyoko Shiraishi (daughter), Masako Shiraishi (daughter), Aiko Shiraishi (daughter), and Shigeo Shiraishi (son). Her home address is listed as 757 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKiwano Shiraishi
Custodian Identification Number7816
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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