Tamino Kojima

Tamino Kojima

She was born on 2 March 1895. Her maiden name is Tamino Shimada. She was a farmer. Her family includes Take Shimada (mother; nee Take Suzuki), Gennosuke Kojima (husband), Kiyoko Kojima (daughter), and Yuzuru Kojima (son). Her home address is listed as 654 No. 1 Road, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTamino Kojima
Custodian Identification Number2533
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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