Emiko Kishimoto

Emiko Kishimoto

She was born on 28 August 1922. Her family includes Yo Kishimoto (mother; nee Yo Matsunami), and Yukichi Kishimoto [possibly Youkichi Kishimoto] (father). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 418, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to St. Thomas, ON.


Regularized NameEmiko Kishimoto
Custodian Identification Number6505
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)St Thomas, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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