Yoka Kuramoto

Yoka Kuramoto

She was born on 25 November 1886. She was a housewife. Her family includes Jiro Kuramoto (husband), Kuunji Kuramoto (son), Kazuko Kuramoto (daughter), Tomiuki Kuramoto (son), Kimiyo Kuramoto (daughter), Haruo Kuramoto (son), and Kiyoko Kuramoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as between Second and Third Street, P.O. Box 172, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Coalhurst, AB.


Regularized NameYoka Kuramoto
Custodian Identification Number3978
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Coalhurst, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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