5386: Tomiko Imakire

5386: Tomiko Imakire

Tomiko Imakire

She was born on 29 July 1914. She is also listed in the files as Lillian Imakire. Her maiden name is Tomiko Amemori. She was a housewife. Her family includes Asa Amemori (mother; nee Asa Makino), Torao Amemori (father), Akira Imakire (husband), Yuriko Imakire (daughter), Tokiaki Imakire [also listed as Frank Imakire] (son), and Kenji Imakire (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 197, Mission City, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 29 July 1914
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Tashme, BC
Locations before uprooting
Mission City
C-9356 (743-750)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5386
Name Tomiko Imakire



5386: Tomiko Imakire


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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