Hatsuyo Tomimoto

Hatsuyo Tomimoto

Her maiden name was Hatsuyo Tomimoto, also listed as Matsuyo Tomimoto. She was born on 26 March 1907. She was a seamstress. Her family includes Utaro Tomimoto (husband), Chujiro Kawamuto [likely Kawamoto] (father), Kisa Kawamoto (mother; nee Kisa Tomino). She lived in Eburne, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameHatsuyo Tomimoto
Custodian Identification Number9973
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceTashme, BC


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