Kiku Nomoto

Kiku Nomoto

She was born on 12 September 1909. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kyuichi Nomoto (husband), Kiju Awai (father), Aki Awai (mother; nee Aki Yamaguchi). She lived in Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKiku Nomoto
Custodian Identification Number10183
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


Custodian Case Files (1)


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