Tomiko Aoyama

Tomiko Aoyama

Her maiden name was Tomiko Deshima. She was born on 29 October 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomekusu Deshima (father), Gin Deshima (mother; nee Gin Shishikyba), Kyozo Aoyama (husband), Kyoko Aoyama (daughter), Ray Aoyama (son), Amy Aoyama ( daughter), Takeshi Aoyama (son), and May Aoyama (daughter). Her home address is listed as 516 Alexander Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTomiko
SurnameAoyama
Regularized NameTomiko Aoyama
Custodian Identification Number11217
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceNew Denver, BC

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