Tsuneyo Hamaura

Tsuneyo Hamaura

She was born on 15 August 1890. Her maiden name is Tsuneyo Akaai. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Taka Akaai (mother), Ikichi Akaai (father), Motaro Hamaura (husband), Takashi Hamaura (step-son), Shigeru Hamaura (step-son), Hideo Hamaura (son), Natsuyoshi Hamaura (step-son), Goro Hamaura (step-son), Mitsuo Hamaura (step-son). Her home address is listed as Acme Cannery, Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameTsuneyo Hamaura
Custodian Identification Number7229
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Eburne


Custodian Case Files (1)


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