Akiko Goromaru

Akiko Goromaru

She was born on 21 January 1916. She was a dressmaker and possible owner of The Two Sister’s Dressmakers at 2904 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Tsumo Goromaru (mother; nee Tsumo Ishida) and Suehiko Goromaru (father). Her home address is listed as 344 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 2904 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.


Regularized NameAkiko Goromaru
Custodian Identification Number12647
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan Extension, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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