Shizuye Tsuruda

Shizuye Tsuruda

She was born on 20 February 1918. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hisao Tsuruda (husband), Masao Tsuruda (son), Soji Tsuruda (son), Hiroyuki Tsuruda (son), Tomi Tsuruda (son), and Yayoi Tsuruda (daughter). Her home address is listed as Fanny Bay, BC. 393 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Hastings Park, BC and Sandon, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameShizuye Tsuruda
Custodian Identification Number14894
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceHastings Park, BC
ResidenceSandon, BC
LabelExiled to Japan


Custodian Case Files (1)


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