Chieko Koyama

Chieko Koyama

She was born on 3 July 1913. Her maiden name is Chieko Hamade. Her family includes Toku Hamade (mother; nee Toku Kitayama), Bunnosuke Hamade (father), Fukujiro Koyama (husband), Shizuka Koyama (daughter), and Takako Koyama (daughter). Ucluelet, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet., BC.


Regularized NameChieko Koyama
Custodian Identification Number15531
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (before uprooting)Ucluelet


Custodian Case Files (1)


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