Kimie Higo

Kimie Higo

Her maiden name was Kimie Kuruiwa. She was born on 7 February 1904. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sanshi Kuruiwa (father), Toyokichi Higo (husband), Toshiko Higo (daughter; in Japan), Michiyo Higo (daughter; in Japan), Akira Higo (son; in Japan), and Azusa Higo (son; in Japan). Her home address is listed as 326 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameKimie Higo
Custodian Identification Number10259
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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