Tama Kimoto

Tama Kimoto

She was born on 18 July 1888. She is also listed as Tema Kimoto or Toma Kimoto. She was a housewife. Her family includes Ei Yanai (mother; nee Ei Hayashi), Yasuke Yanai [possibly Yosuke Yanai] (father), Kamejiro Kimoto (husband), Kazue Kimoto (daughter), Haruo Kimoto (son), Masanchu Kimoto [also listed as Masanobu Kimoto; possibly Masahichi Kimoto or Masanichi Kimoto] (son), Tsutomu Kimoto (son), Mikiko Kimoto (daughter), Kameo Kimoto [also listed as Jack Kimoto] (son), George Kimoto (son), Miyoko Kimoto [also listed as Patricia Kimoto] (daughter), and Toyoko Kimoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as 550 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver, BC. 1941 Turner Street, Vancouver, BC and Hastings Park, Vancouver, BC are listed as former addresses. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan Extension, BC.

Metadata

ForenameTama
SurnameKimoto
Regularized NameTama Kimoto
Custodian Identification Number4544
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSlocan Extension, BC

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