Michiye Kusumoto

Michiye Kusumoto

She was born on 6 November 1899. Her maiden name is Michiye Ojima. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsuo Ojima (mother; nee Matsuo Shiota), Torakichi Ojima (father), Kusutaro Kusumoto (husband), and Tetsuhide Kusumoto (son). Her home address is listed as 1322 Denman Street, Victoria, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameMichiye Kusumoto
Custodian Identification Number6574
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceKamloops, BC


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Shared Surnames

NameSee also
Kusutaro Kusumoto
Michiye Kusumoto
Tomokichi Kusumoto


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