6104: Ritsuko Utsunomiya

6104: Ritsuko Utsunomiya

Ritsuko Utsunomiya

She was born on 20 September 1918. Her maiden name is Ritsuko Takashima. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsugiko Takashima (Tsugiko Tsutsui), Tetsuzo Takashima (father), and Yasuichi Utsunomiya (husband). Her home address is listed as 2446 1st Avenue, Port Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 September 1918
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
C-9364 (159-163)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6104
Name Ritsuko Utsunomiya



6104: Ritsuko Utsunomiya


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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