Michiye Kinoshita

Michiye Kinoshita

She was born on 12 October 1906. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shimaye Kusano (mother; nee Shimaye Gyotoku), Kyujiro Kusano (father), Masatoki Kinoshita (husband; in Japan), Tanejiro Hayashida (former husband; divorced), Taneo Shoguchi (former husband; deceased), Kiyoshi Shoguchi (son), Eiko Kinoshita (daughter), and Hiroyuki Kinoshita (son). Her home address is listed as Yale Highway, Aldergrove, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMichiye Kinoshita
Custodian Identification Number5982
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Aldergrove


Custodian Case Files (1)


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