Emiko Akune

Emiko Akune

Her maiden name was Emiko Nakamura. She was born on 21 December 1922. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hideo Akune (husband), Kakue Nakamura (father), Ira Nakamura (mother), and Setsuko Akune (daughter). Her home address is listed as 210 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameEmiko Akune
Custodian Identification Number10095
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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