Hamako Kato

Hamako Kato

She was born on 10 November 1910. Her maiden name is Hamako Nakamura. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Shizu Nakamura (mother; nee Shizu Yonemura), Tomojiro Nakamura (father), Frederick Kato (husband), Naomi Eiko Kato (daughter), Irene Yoshiko Kato (daughter), and Robert Kozuo Kato (son). Her home address is listed as Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.

Metadata

ForenameHamako
SurnameKato
Regularized NameHamako Kato
Custodian Identification Number7199
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceTashme, BC

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