1039: Sumako Itani

1039: Sumako Itani

Sumako Itani

She was born on 24 December 1916. Her maiden name is Sumako Oye. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tomi Oye (mother; nee Tomi Teranishi), Masakichi Oye (father), Takeo Itani (husband), Teruko Itani (daughter), Taketoshi Itani (son), Tetsuo Itani (son) and Tsuyoshi Itani (son). Her home address is listed as PO Box 10, Ucluelet, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 24 December 1916
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
East Lillooet, BC
Reel
C-9314 (1801-1807)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1039
Name Sumako Itani
Dates
Not Before: 03 April 1942
Not After: 25 April 1946

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Title

1039: Sumako Itani

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Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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