Yuku Kido

Yuku Kido

She was born on 18 November 1893. Her maiden name is Yuku Oba. She was a housewife. Her family includes Katsu Oba (mother; nee Katsu Kido), Zenzo Oba (father), Kuro Kido (husband) and Sumiye Kido (adopted daughter, also known as Sumiye Hirowatari). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, 6th Road, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameYuku Kido
Custodian Identification Number9477
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


Custodian Case Files (1)


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.