Michiko Umakoshi

Michiko Umakoshi

She was born in 1922. She was a student dressmaker and a clerk employed by S. Shibuya & Company, 378 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Teru Umakoshi (mother; nee Teru Fuji) and Tasoji Umakoshi (father). Her home address is listed as 656 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMichiko Umakoshi
Custodian Identification Number12633
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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