Chieno Kuroyama

Chieno Kuroyama

She was born on 17 February 1888. Her maiden name is Chieno Kondo. Her occupation is listed as housewife. Her family includes Yasu Kondo (mother), Tobei Kondo (father), Tokumatsu Kuroyama (husband), Hatsuko Nitta (daughter; nee Hatsuko Kuroyama), Fumito Kuroyama (son), May Kuroyama (daughter), Saishi Kuroyama (son) and Sho Kuroyama [also listed as Arnold Kuroyama] (son). Her home address is listed as 112 Kingsway, Port Alberni, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.


Regularized NameChieno Kuroyama
Custodian Identification Number1692
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Bridge River, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Port Alberni


Custodian Case Files (1)


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