Akiko Kitaguchi

Akiko Kitaguchi

Her maiden name was Akiko Yoshinaka. She was born on 13 June 1916. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Sakuyoshi Yoshinaka (father), Taru Yoshinaka (mother; nee Taru Nishiyama), Tetsuo Kitaguchi (husband). Her home address is listed as 2320 Ash Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Raymond, AB.


Regularized NameAkiko Kitaguchi
Custodian Identification Number11184
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceRaymond, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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