Nisei male. Born December 13, 1913, in Richfield, Utah. Grew up primarily in Ogden, Utah. Attended the University of Utah and then UC Berkeley for dental school. Established a dental practice in Salt Lake City, Utah, prior to World War II. During the war, was president of the Salt Lake City chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. After World War II, Dr. Kurumada served in the U.S. military in Japan before returning to Salt Lake City and continuing dental practice.