Kiyoko Tatebe

Kiyoko Tatebe

She was born on 8 December 1912. Her maiden name is Kiyoko Shimoda. She was a dressmaker. Her family includes Chiyono Shimoda (mother; nee Chiyono Tanimoto), Kumeji Shimoda (father), Yonejiro Tatebe (husband), and Kenichi Norman Tatebe (son). Her home address is listed as 3969 Lougheed Highway, Mission, BC. 620 6th Street, New Westminster, BC is listd as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Picture Butte, AB.


Regularized NameKiyoko Tatebe
Custodian Identification Number2275
NationalityJapanese national
ResidencePicture Butte, AB


Custodian Case Files (1)


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