1242: Kimiko Sakamoto

1242: Kimiko Sakamoto

Kimiko Sakamoto

Sakamoto was born on 20 March 1907. Her maiden name is Kimiko Uyede. She was a housewife and dressmaker. Her family includes Tatsu Uyede (mother; nee Tatsu Tanaka), Toramatsu Uyede (father; deceased at time of file), and Minoru Sakamoto (husband). She lived at 203 Third Avenue, Prince Rupert, BC and was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. Her listed seized property includes: household belongings; sewing machine.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 March 1907
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
Prince Rupert
C-9316 (1506-1512)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1242
Name Kimiko Sakamoto
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 20 July 1944



1242: Kimiko Sakamoto


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