Kimiye Kuramoto

Kimiye Kuramoto

She was born on 16 December 1918. Her maiden name is Kimiye Sakauye. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsuno Sakauye (mother), Jinmatsu Sakauye (father; deceased), Fumio Kuramoto (husband), and Yeriko Kuramoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKimiye Kuramoto
Custodian Identification Number6883
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Greenwood, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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