Kameju Nishioka

Kameju Nishioka

She was born on 31 May 1897. She was a housewife. Her maiden name was Kameju Sato. Her family includes Shigeki Nishioka (husband), George Nishioka (son), Emy Nishioka (daughter), Hiro Nishioka (son), Yaku Sato (mother; nee Yaku Maeda), and Umasaburo Sato (father). Her home address is listed as 292 Peace Arch Highway, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Regularized NameKameju Nishioka
Custodian Identification Number9773
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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