Koto Kawamoto

Koto Kawamoto

She was born on 1 November 1888. Her maiden name is Koto Tanaka. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Asa Tanaka (mother; nee Asa Ushiro), Saichi Tanaka (father), Sansuke Kawamoto (husband), Hiroshi Kawamoto (son), Suyeo Kawamoto (son), Tomoye Kawamoto (daughter), Masao Kawamoto (son), Makoto Kawamoto (son), Midori Miyoshi (daughter; nee Midori Kawamoto), and Fukuyo Chiba (daughter; nee Fukuyo Kawamoto). Her home address is listed as Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameKoto Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number7338
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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