Kimiyo Kutsukake

Kimiyo Kutsukake

Her maiden name was Kimiyo Shuzo. She was born on 2 May 1916. She owned a beauty parlour called ‘Frieda’s Beauty Shop on 684 East Hastings Street, Vancouver BC. Her family includes Shuzo Suzuki (father), Toyo Kozaka (mother), Hisao Kutsukake (husband), Naomi Kutsukake (daughter). Her home address is listed as 22 West Cordova Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.


Regularized NameKimiyo Kutsukake
Custodian Identification Number10005
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceGreenwood, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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