Kiyoko Tamaki

Kiyoko Tamaki

She was born on 10 November 1912. Her maiden name is Kiyoko Yoshinaga. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuji Yoshinaga (mother), Kaichi Yoshinaga (father), Toshiro Tamaki (husband), Atsushi Tamaki (son), and Hatsumi Tamaki (daughter). Her home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and she was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameKiyoko Tamaki
Custodian Identification Number6561
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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