Kiwa Omura

Kiwa Omura

She was born on 15 June 1893. She is also listed in the files as Kiwi Omura. Her maiden name is Kiwa Sakai or Kiwi Sakai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sue Sakai (mother), Sakichi Sakai (father), Chiyokichi Omura [possibly Chukichi Omura] (husband), Jean Misako Omura (daughter), Shime Omura (daughter), Makoto Omura (son), and Shogo Omura (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Port Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameKiwa
SurnameOmura
Regularized NameKiwa Omura
Custodian Identification Number8701
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceNew Denver, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

Collections

Custodian Case Files (1)

Terminology

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