Kotomi Kato

Kotomi Kato

She was born on 29 April 1889. Her maiden name is Kotomi Katayama. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shina Katayama (mother; nee Shina Hayakawa), Ichinemon Katayama (father), Sadagoro Kaato (husband), Joichi Kato [also listed as Joichi George Kato] (son), and a daughter married to Harry Nagamoto [possibly Harry Nagamotu]. 1234 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Edmonton, AB.

Metadata

ForenameKotomi
SurnameKato
Regularized NameKotomi Kato
Custodian Identification Number15108
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceEdmonton, AB

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