836: Yoshitaro Matsumiya

836: Yoshitaro Matsumiya

Yoshitaro Matsumiya

He was born on 19 October 1918. He was a millhand employed by Port Alice Pulp & Paper Company, Port Alice, BC. His family includes Ishi Matsumiya (mother; nee Ishi Uyeda), and Schaehi Matsumiya (father). His home address is listed as Port Alice, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Coaldale, AB; Burmis Lumber Company, Burmis, AB; and Schreiber, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 19 October 1918
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Coaldale, AB
Burmis, AB
Schreiber, ON
C-9312 (897-905)
Type Person
Custodian Number 836
Name Yoshitaro Matsumiya
Not Before: 25 March 1942
Not After: 19 February 1947



836: Yoshitaro Matsumiya


Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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