Tsuchiye Kunimoto

Tsuchiye Kunimoto

She was born on 15 October 1888. Her maiden name is Tsuchiye Yoshioka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sada Yoshioka (mother), Sentaro Yoshioka (father), Shingo Kunimoto (husband), and Sumio Kunimoto (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mission, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameTsuchiye Kunimoto
Custodian Identification Number5376
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Picture Butte, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Mission


Custodian Case Files (1)


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