Shizuye Tagami

Shizuye Tagami

She was born on 10 November 1916. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Kiyoshi Tagami (mother; nee Kiyoshi Yamamoto), and Jisaburo Tagami (father). Her home address is listed as Paldi, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameShizuye Tagami
Custodian Identification Number8041
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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