Misake Kusunoki

Misake Kusunoki

She was born on 25 April 1922. She was a dressmaker employed by San Dressmaking Company. Her family includes Kinzo Kusunoki (father) and Kikuno Kusunoki (mother; nee Kikuno Nose). Her home address is listed as 652 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameMisake Kusunoki
Custodian Identification Number11352
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Hamilton, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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