Shizue Yamaoka

Shizue Yamaoka

She was born on 12 November 1902. Her maiden name is Shizue Otsuji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Rino Otsuji (mother), Kameichi Otsuji (father) and Seijiro Yamaoka (husband). Her home address is listed as 2261 McGill Street, Vancouver, BC. 1531 Charles Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to McGillivray Falls, BC.


Regularized NameShizue Yamaoka
Custodian Identification Number9313
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)McGillivray Falls, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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