11389: Kumeko Nishimoto

11389: Kumeko Nishimoto

Kumeko Nishimoto

Her maiden name was Kumeko Harada. Also listed as Helen Nishimoto, nee Helen Harada. She was born on 27 September 1915. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yokaro Harada (father), Etsu Harada (mother), Kiyoshi Nishimoto (husband), Caroline Nishimoto [also listed as Kiyomi Nishimoto] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 55 West Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 27 September 1915
Nationality Canadian born
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9407 (2068-2080)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11389
Name Kumeko Nishimoto



11389: Kumeko Nishimoto


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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