Towa Kakumasu

Towa Kakumasu

She was born on 28 July 1896. Towa Shintaku. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kuni Shintaku (mother; nee Kuni Tsukiji), Chohei Shintaku (father), Shinjiro Kakumasu (husband), Sumiye Kakumasu (daughter), Moriichi Kakumasu (son), and Gunichi Kakumasu (son). Her home address is listed as 15th Road, Rural Route No. 17, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameTowa Kakumasu
Custodian Identification Number6109
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)

Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Shinjiro Kakumasu
Towa Kakumasu


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