Helen Lambert

Helen Lambert

She was born on 16 March 1921. Her name is also listed as Helen Raiko Lambert and her maiden name is Helen Tanaka or Helen Raiko Tanaka. She was a housewife. Her family includes Mitsuyo Tanaka (mother; nee Mitsuyo Handa), Toraichi Tanaka (father), and Forrest Lambert (husband). Read Island is listed as a former address. The file indicates that she was “exempt” from being forcibly uprooted.

Metadata

ForenameHelen
SurnameLambert
Regularized NameHelen Lambert
Custodian Identification Number14436
NationalityCanadian born

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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