Yoshiko Motomochi

Yoshiko Motomochi

Her maiden name She was born on 23 July 1909. Her maiden name is Yoshiko Ogawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Takuma Ogawa (father), Fumi Ogawa (mother; nee Fumi Ikegami), Tomekichi Motomochi (husband), Kaoru Motomochi (daughter), Michiko Motomochi (daughter), Rinko Motomochi (daughter), and Hideyuki Motomochi (son). Her home address is listed as 567 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Westwold, BC.


Regularized NameYoshiko Motomochi
Custodian Identification Number11144
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Westwold, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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