Shima Umemoto

Shima Umemoto

She was born on 31 October 1919. She was a clerk at 460 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Haru Umemoto (mother; nee Haru Yamamoto), and Yasuzo Umemoto (father). Her home address is listed as 2316 Wall Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameShima Umemoto
Custodian Identification Number9007
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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