Miyako Kuramoto

Miyako Kuramoto

Her maiden name was Miyako Yezaki. She was born on 16 February 1919. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kunji Kuramoto (husband), Jinshiro Yezaki (father), Uki Yezaki (mother), Tsutomu Kuramoto (son), Isao Kuramoto (son). She lived in Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, Alberta.


Regularized NameMiyako Kuramoto
Custodian Identification Number10083
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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