Chiyo Tonomura

Chiyo Tonomura

She was born on 10 August 1908. Her maiden name is Chiyo Kitamura. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sumi Kitamura (mother), Izo Kitamura (father), Kotaro Tonomura (husband), and Sam Tonomura (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 100, Port Hammond, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.

Metadata

ForenameChiyo
SurnameTonomura
Regularized NameChiyo Tonomura
Custodian Identification Number6379
NationalityJapanese national
ResidenceLethbridge, AB

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Terminology

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