Toyoko Umetsu

Toyoko Umetsu

She was born on 17 April 1909. Her maiden name is Toyoko Momii. She was a self-employed dressmaker. Her family includes Katsuno Momii (mother; nee Katsuno Nakamura), Iwazo Momii (father) Shiroji Umetsu (husband), Nobuo Umetsu (son), Hiroko Umetsu (daughter), and Toshiko Umetsu (daughter). Her home address is listed as 3565 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.

Metadata

ForenameToyoko
SurnameUmetsu
Regularized NameToyoko Umetsu
Custodian Identification Number2076
NationalityUnknown
ResidenceSlocan, BC

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