Kikuye Tsuruda

Kikuye Tsuruda

She was born on 12 October 1905. Her maiden name is Kikuye Tsutsui. She was a housewife. Her family includes Kisa Tsutsui (mother; nee Kisa Fukuda), Ichihei Tsutsui (father), Harry Shuzo Tsuruda (husband), Mamoru Tsuruda (son), Aiko Tsuruda (daugher), Setsuko Tsuruda (daughter), Yukiye Tsuruda (daughter), Masami Tsuruda (son), and Kazuko Tsuruda (daughter). Her home address is listed as 706 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Sandon, BC.


Regularized NameKikuye Tsuruda
Custodian Identification Number10650
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidenceSandon, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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