Kikue Imamura

Kikue Imamura

oShe was born on 2 February 1900. Her maiden name is Kikue Ishihara. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuki Ishihara [possibly Tuki Ishihara] (mother), Jihei Ishihara (father), Tsuruo Imamura (husband), Mieko Imamura (daughter), and Takashi Imamura (son). Her home address is listed as Port Alberni, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKikue Imamura
Custodian Identification Number3776
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alberni
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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