Okiwa Umemura

Okiwa Umemura

She was born on 1 March 1905. She was a housewife. Her family includes Ikutaro Umemura (husband), Kaoru Umemura (son), Nobue Umemura (daughter), Miyoshi Umemura (son), Makoto Umemura (son), Mamoru Umemura (son), Ikue Umemura (daughter), and Masaru Umemura (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 240, No. 5 Imperial Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Peachland, BC and North Kamloops, BC.

Metadata

ForenameOkiwa
SurnameUmemura
Regularized NameOkiwa Umemura
Custodian Identification Number6428
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
ResidencePeachland, BC
ResidenceNorth Kamloops, BC

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