6872: Emiko Kuroyama

6872: Emiko Kuroyama

Emiko Kuroyama

She was born on 8 August 1920. She was a cook employed by Royston Lumber Company, Cumberland, BC. Her family includes Kuni Kuroyama (mother), Yonekichi Kuroyama (father), and Masayo Kuroyama (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 399, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 08 August 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9369 (1055-1058)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6872
Name Emiko Kuroyama



6872: Emiko Kuroyama


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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