1060_xi: Seiji Sugimoto

1060_xi: Seiji Sugimoto

Seiji Sugimoto

He was born on 17 February 1901. He was a logger employed by Hiland Logging Company, Simoom Sound, BC. His family includes Wachi Sugimoto (mother; nee Wachi Komura), Ichinosuke Sugimoto (father), Shimayo Sugimoto (wife; nee Shimayo Doi), Makoto Sugimoto (son), Takashi Sugimoto (son; also listed in the file as Peter Sugimoto) and Noriko Sugimoto (daughter). His home address is listed as Simoom Sound, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Neys, ON.
Sex M
Date of Birth 17 February 1901
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Neys, ON
Reel
C-9315 (339-347)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1060_xi
Name Seiji Sugimoto
Dates
Not Before: 23 March 1942
Not After: 30 June 1949

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Title

1060_xi: Seiji Sugimoto

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Metadata Author: Nathaniel Hayes
Metadata Author: Emiko Newman
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