Kameyo Kaita

Kameyo Kaita

She was born on 7 August 1889. Her maiden name is Kameyo Sugiyama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Aki Sugiyama (mother; nee Aki Morimoto), Takejiro Sugiyama (father), Sukeichi Kaita (husband), Soheya Kaita (daughter), Mary Kaita (daughter), Futo Kaita (son), and Rike Kaita (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 84, House No. 49, Pitt Meadows, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Morris, MB.


Regularized NameKameyo Kaita
Custodian Identification Number3635
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Morris, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Pitt Meadows


Custodian Case Files (1)


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