Yo Kishimoto

Yo Kishimoto

She was born on 25 October 1892. Her maiden name is Yo Matsunami. She was a housewife. Her family includes Youkichi Kishimoto (husband), Yoshiko Kishimoto (daughter), Fumiko Kishimoto (daughter), Mutsuo Kishimoto (son), and Nanao Kishimoto (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 418, Cumberland, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to St. Thomas, ON.


Regularized NameYo Kishimoto
Custodian Identification Number6506
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)St Thomas, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Cumberland


Custodian Case Files (1)


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