Kiye Namba

Kiye Namba

She was born on 16 June 1902. Her maiden name is Kiye Inouye. She was a housewife and a paper mill worker at Asahi Paper Mill, Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Sonoi Inouye (mother; nee Sonoi Taneda), Seisuke Inouye (father), Tsuneyuki Namba (husband), and Sachi Namba (daughter). Her home address is listed as 666 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC. 767 Keefer Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKiye Namba
Custodian Identification Number12644
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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