Kiyoko Minakata

Kiyoko Minakata

She was born on 12 February 1914. Her maiden name is Kiyoko Harada. She was a housewife. Her family includes Rio Harada (mother; nee Rio Kematsu), Rikizo Harada (father), Kiyogusu Minakata (husband), Reiko Minakata (daughter), Koichi Minakata (son), and Kiyomi Minakata (daughter). Her home address is listed as 546 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. 248 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, BC.


Regularized NameKiyoko Minakata
Custodian Identification Number12490
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Lemon Creek, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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