Itoe Kawamoto

Itoe Kawamoto

She was born on 2 October 1908. She was a cannery hand. Her family includes Moto Kiritoshi (mother), Kaworu Kawamoto [possibly Kaoru Kawamoto] (husband), Hajime Kawamoto (son), and Shinobu Kawamoto (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 74, Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.

Metadata

ForenameItoe
SurnameKawamoto
Regularized NameItoe Kawamoto
Custodian Identification Number5215
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceGreenwood, BC

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