Koito Shiyoji

Koito Shiyoji

She was born on 29 April 1892. Her maiden name is Koito Nitta. She was a cannery worker. Her family includes Moto Nitta (mother), Kichimatsu Nitta (father), and Yakichi Shiyoji (husband), and Noboru Shiyoji (son). Her home address is listed as Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Christina Lake, BC and Cascade, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKoito
SurnameShiyoji
Regularized NameKoito Shiyoji
Custodian Identification Number15286
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceChristina Lake, BC
ResidenceCascade, BC

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Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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