Kyoko Umetsu

Kyoko Umetsu

She was born on 8 January 1921. Her maiden name is Kyoko Kumagai. She was a housewife. Her family includes Sato Kumagai (mother; nee Sato Saze), Chikara Kumagai (father), and Masatoshi Umetsu (husband). Her home address is listed as 2052 Dundas Street, Vancouver, BC. Dyke Road, Steveston, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Blenheim, ON.


Regularized NameKyoko Umetsu
Custodian Identification Number12783
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Blenheim, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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