Shigeko Urabe

Shigeko Urabe

She was born on 28 April 1921. She was a student at Pitman’s Business College, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kiku Urabe (mother; nee Kiku Yasutake), and Taemon Urabe (father). Her home address is listed as 166 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameShigeko Urabe
Custodian Identification Number8345
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceNew Denver, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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