10474: Erma Ikeno

10474: Erma Ikeno

Erma Ikeno

She was born on 20 December 1920. Her maiden name may be Erma Watanabe. She is also listed as Katherine Ikeno. She was a farmer. Her family includes Takiyo Watanabe (mother), Tomoyoshi Ikeno (father), and Kunio Ikeno [also listed as Ernest Ikeno] (husband). Her home address is listed as Rural Route 3, Cloverdale, BC. 611 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 20 December 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9400 (653-656)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10474
Name Erma Ikeno



10474: Erma Ikeno


Metadata Author: Isabelle D. Tupas
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