Yoneko Kawamura

Yoneko Kawamura

She was born on 22 April 1912. She was a housewife. Her family includes Uno Fujibayashi (mother), Yasujiro Fujibayashi (father), Yutetsu Kawamura (husband), Yukeko Kawamura (daughter), Leslie Kawamura (son), Kathleen Kawamura (daughter), and Jerry Kawamura (son). Her home address is listed as Fifth Avenue, Trunk Road, Rural Route, No. 1, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameYoneko Kawamura
Custodian Identification Number4355
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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