Kanako Numijiro

Kanako Numijiro

She was born on 15 May 1921. She was a student at Kawana Designing School. Her family includes Yoshi Numijiro (mother; nee Yoshi Komori) and Hikotaru Numijiro [possibly Hikotara Numijiro] (father). Her home address is listed as 259 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to London, ON.


Regularized NameKanako Numijiro
Custodian Identification Number7215
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)London, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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