8563: Kazuko Umemoto

8563: Kazuko Umemoto

Kazuko Umemoto

She was born on 9 June 1914. Her maiden name is Kazuko Iwasa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yoshi Iwasa (mother; nee Yoshi Nakamura), Matsutaro Iwasa (father) George Yaichi Umemoto (husband). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 385, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 09 June 1914
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Minto City, BC
C-9383 (1-6)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8563
Name Kazuko Umemoto



8563: Kazuko Umemoto


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