Misuye Umemoto

Misuye Umemoto

She was a housewife. Her family includes Tetsuzo Umemoto (father), Nancy Miyeko Umemoto (daughter), Yoko Umemoto (daughter), and Shigeko Umemoto (daughter). Her home address is listed as 1618 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC and was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.


Regularized NameMisuye Umemoto
Custodian Identification Number13308
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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