Katsuyo Abe

Katsuyo Abe

She was born on 26 January 1896. Her maiden name is Katsuyo Yoshino. She was a housewife. Her family includes Aki Yoshino (mother; nee Aki Takakura), Kakujio Yoshino (father), Suekichi Abe (husband), and Kimiko Abe (daughter). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 186, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameKatsuyo Abe
Custodian Identification Number5697
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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