Akiko Kunimoto

Akiko Kunimoto

She was born on 4 January 1914. She was a housewife. Her family includes Fuji Kamibayashi (mother; nee Fuji Fujino), Isaburo Kamibayashi (father), Shinkatsu Kunimoto (husband), and Michiko Kunimoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as Mt. Lehman Post Office, Mt. Lehman, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Vernon, BC.


Regularized NameAkiko Kunimoto
Custodian Identification Number4508
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Vernon, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Mount Lehman


Custodian Case Files (1)


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