Akiko Wakabayashi

Akiko Wakabayashi

She was born on 23 December 1919. Her maiden name is Akiko Kobayashi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Matsu Kobayashi (mother; nee Matsu Ida), Akitomo Kobayashi (father), and Tadao Wakabayashi (husband). Her home address is listed as 2456 McGill Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Blind Bay, BC.


Regularized NameAkiko Wakabayashi
Custodian Identification Number9008
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Blind Bay, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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