10172: Kimi Hirota

10172: Kimi Hirota

Kimi Hirota

She was born on 1 October 1920. She was a stenographer employed by Powell Lumber and Fuel Company Limited. Her family includes Zennojyo Hirota [possibly Zennojiyo Hirota] (father), Sae Hirota (mother; nee Sae Kawazoi). Her home address is listed as 433 Powell Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Ottawa Mines, Slocan BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 01 October 1920
Nationality Canadian born
C-9397 (1143-1167)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10172
Name Kimi Hirota



10172: Kimi Hirota


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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