Toyo Yamaga

Toyo Yamaga

She was born on 13 October 1916. Her married name is Toyo Kimura. She was a housewife and clerk employed by her father. Her family includes Fumi Yamaga (mother; nee Fumi Tatsuki), Yasutaro Yamaga (father), and Sam Kimura [also listed as Shinji Kimura] (husband; married on March 17, 1943). Her home address is listed as 26-18th Avenue, Rural Route No. 1, Whonnock, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameToyo Yamaga
Custodian Identification Number6106
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Whonnock


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