Utako Ando

Utako Ando

She was born on 14 January 1914. She is also listed as Utako Grace Ando. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomi Kawasaki [possibly Tami Kawasaki] (mother; nee Tomi Yamada or Tami Yamada), Jinjabura Kawasaki (father), Hifumi Ando (husband), Eddie Ando [also listed as Kimiaki Ando] (son), and Hiroko Ando (daughter). Her home address is listed as 631 Sixth Street, New Westminster, BC. 108 10th Street, New Westminster, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Clinton, BC.


Regularized NameUtako Ando
Custodian Identification Number4070
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Clinton, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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