Toyo Maeda

Toyo Maeda

She was born on 15 February 1893. Her maiden name is Toyo Yamashita. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sumi Yamashita (mother; nee Sumi Yasuda), Akitaru Yamashita (father), Rokusuke Maeda (husband), Irene Maeda (daughter), Kaoru Maeda (daughter), Yoshiye Maeda (daughter), Hideo Maeda (son), Eiji Maeda (son), Clara Maeda (daughter), and George Maeda (son). Her home address is listed as 4117 Western Street, Ladner, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Turin, AB.

Metadata

ForenameToyo
SurnameMaeda
Regularized NameToyo Maeda
Custodian Identification Number12329
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceTurin, AB

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