Chizuko Wakayama

Chizuko Wakayama

She was born on 15 September 1908. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Chizuko Kasaoka. Her family includes Takumi Wakayama (husband), Chieko Wakayama [also listed as Takumi Wakayama] (daughter), Mary Wakayama (daughter), Noboru Wakayama (son), Miyeko Wakayama (daughter), Atsuko Wakayama (daughter), George Wakayama (son), Midori Wakayama (daughter), Hisako Kasaoka (mother), and Kaguyuki Kasaoka (father). Her home address is listed as 324 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameChizuko Wakayama
Custodian Identification Number8404
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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