5480: Kirino Tomiyama

5480: Kirino Tomiyama

Kirino Tomiyama

She was born on 15 March 1897. She was a housewife and a farmer. Her family includes Kakuta Tomiyama (husband), Hisaye Tomiyama (daughter), Hiroye Tomiyama (daughter), Yasuko Tomiyama (daughter), and Akira Tomiyama (son). Her home address is listed as 208 Union Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Macleod, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 15 March 1897
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Macleod, AB
C-9359 (189-193)
Type Person
Custodian Number 5480
Name Kirino Tomiyama



5480: Kirino Tomiyama


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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