Kimiko Katayama

Kimiko Katayama

She was born on 15 August 1921. She was a cannery worker employed by B.C. Packers. Her family includes Ishi Katayama (mother; nee Ishi Murakami) and Gorosuke Katayama (father). Her home address is listed as No. 75 Steveston Highway, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameKimiko Katayama
Custodian Identification Number2468
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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