8766: Mariko Itakura

8766: Mariko Itakura

Mariko Itakura

She was born on 29 January 1919. Her maiden name is Mariko Kaijiura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sumano Kaijiura (mother; nee Sumano Morita), Makiji Kaijiura (father), Iwao Itakura (husband). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 129, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Hamilton, ON.
Sex F
Date of Birth 29 January 1919
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Hamilton, ON
Locations before uprooting
C-9385 (2335-2347)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8766
Name Mariko Itakura



8766: Mariko Itakura


Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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