Kimie Toyota

Kimie Toyota

She was born on 17 February 1911. She was a dressmaker employed by Iwata Dressmakers. Her family includes Jack Toyota [also listed as Masashi Toyota] (father; ne Jack Kawamura [also listed as Masashi Kawamura]), Maruyo Toyota (mother; in Japan), Isao Toyota (husband), and Michiko Toyota (daughter). Her home address is listed as 306 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameKimie Toyota
Custodian Identification Number12075
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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