Ko Kishimoto

Ko Kishimoto

She was a housewife. Her family included Hanroku Kishimoto (husband, deceased) and Haru Yamashita (daughter). She was uprooted from Port Essington to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameKo Kishimoto
Residence (before uprooting)Port Essington
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC


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