Hisako Kawamoto

Hisako Kawamoto

She was born on 28 February 1918. Her maiden name is Hisako Soga. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Sumi Soga (mother; nee Sumi Niita), Sadasuke Soga (father), and Masao Kawamoto (husband). Her home address is listed as Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameHisako Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number7341
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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