6371: Kyoko Sameshima

6371: Kyoko Sameshima

Kyoko Sameshima

She was born on 21 April 1924. Her family includes Taye Sameshima [possibly Tae Sameshima] (mother; nee Taye Kukita or Tae Kukita), and Munetoshi Sameshima (father). Her home address is listed as Clayburn, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.
Sex F
Date of Birth 21 April 1924
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Reel
C-9364 (2187-2190)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6371
Name Kyoko Sameshima

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6371: Kyoko Sameshima

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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