12905: Matsuyo Kaji

12905: Matsuyo Kaji

Matsuyo Kaji

She was born on 15 October 1906. Her maiden name is Matsuyo Miyaki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shige Miyaki (mother), Hyakutaro Miyaki (father), Jiro Kaji (husband), Eiko Kaji (daughter), Hiroyuki Kaji (son), Kyoko Kaji (daughter), and Ryoji Kaji (son). Her home address is listed as 230 1/2 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 15 October 1906
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9419 (251-254)
Type Person
Custodian Number 12905
Name Matsuyo Kaji



12905: Matsuyo Kaji


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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