Kuyoko Kawasaki

Kuyoko Kawasaki

She was born on 10 January 1912. Her maiden name is Kuyoko Ikeda. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Tsune Kawasaki (mother; nee Tsune Tamura), Kaijiro Ikeda (father), Kiyomitsu Kawasaki (husband), and Takao Kawasaki (son). Her home address is listed as 77 Moncton Street, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, BC.


Regularized NameKuyoko Kawasaki
Custodian Identification Number5028
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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