Chiyoko Konishi

Chiyoko Konishi

She was born on 4 October 1906. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Chiyoko Hotta. Her family includes Kumajiro Konishi (husband), Hatsue Konishi (daughter), Setsuko Konishi (daughter), Hiko Konishi (son), Jenji Konishi (son), Ikuna Hotta (mother; nee Ikuna Kashiwagi), and Jintaro Hotta (father). Her home address is listed as Mayne Island, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Chase, BC. .


Regularized NameChiyoko Konishi
Custodian Identification Number8372
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Chase, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mayne Island


Custodian Case Files (1)


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