Kinu Ebata

Kinu Ebata

She was born on 01 August 1915. Her maiden name is Kinu Okukawa. She was a self-employed store clerk at George’s Confectionery, 2693 Main Street, Vancouver. Her family includes Haru Okakawa (mother; nee Haru Kitagawa), Bunshichi Okukawa (father) and Eizo Ebata (husband). Her home address is listed as 1687 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 2693 Main Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKinu Ebata
Custodian Identification Number9572
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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