Chieko Tsutsumi

Chieko Tsutsumi

She was born on 3 February 1924. Her maiden name is Chieko Yamamoto. She was a farmer. Her family includes Sada Yamamoto (mother), Tsuemon Yamamoto (father), Yoshinori Tsutsumi (husband), Kazuko Tsutsumi (daughter), and Mitsuo Tsutsumi (son). Her home address is listed as Rural Route No. 1, Mount Lehman, BC and Dennison Road, Mount Lehman, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Dufrost, MB.


Regularized NameChieko Tsutsumi
Custodian Identification Number14341
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Dufrost, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Mount Lehman


Custodian Case Files (1)


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