Kunimatsu Saimoto

Kunimatsu Saimoto

He was born on 01 June 1890. He was a self-employed fish broker. His family includes Kiku Saimoto (wife; nee Kiku Kubo), Yukio Saimoto (son), Nobuko Saimoto (daughter), Fumio Saimoto (son), Suyeko Saimoto (daughter), Hisao Saimoto (son), Mikio Saimoto (son), Toyeko Saimoto (daughter), Shigeo Saimoto (son) and Sayoko Saimoto (daughter). His home address is listed as 644 2nd Avenue, Steveston, BC. PO Box 451 Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Minto City, BC and PO Box 412 Revelstoke, BC.

Metadata

ForenameKunimatsu
SurnameSaimoto
Regularized NameKunimatsu Saimoto
Custodian Identification Number9609
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceMinto City, BC
ResidenceRevelstoke, BC

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