Helen Nishimoto

Helen Nishimoto

Her maiden name was Helen Harada. Also listed as Kumako Nishimoto also nee Kumako Harada. She was born on 27 September 1915. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yakuo Harada (father), Etsu Harada (mother), Kiyoshi Nishimoto (husband), Caroline Nishimoto [also listed as Kiyomi Nishimoto] (daughter). Her home address is listed as 55 West Avenue, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameHelen Nishimoto
Custodian Identification Number11389
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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