Samo Kaneko

Samo Kaneko

She was born on 15 November 1893. She was a house worker employed by Mrs. Hvalsoe at 2810 Bellevue Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Yotaro Kaneko (husband; deceased), Yoshikazu Kaneko (son), Yoshiko Kaneko (daughter), Sayoko Kaneko (daughter), Masakatsu Kaneko (son), Ken Kaneko [also listed as Kenichi Kaneko] (son), and Yoshiro Kaneko (son). Her home address is listed as 2028 Columbia Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameSamo Kaneko
Custodian Identification Number12985
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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