1333: Jinmatsu Izumi

1333: Jinmatsu Izumi

Jinmatsu Izumi

Izumi was born on 27 November 1875. He was a a former fisherman. His family includes Iwa Izumi (wife; nee Iwa Nono) and Shimataro Izumi (son). His parents are listed as deceased and no names are provided. Mrs. Sakie Kishi is mentioned as a close relative. His home address is listed as 46, Phoenix Cannery, Steveston, BC, P.O. Box 180. He was forcibly uprooted to Kaslo on 20 May 1942 and then to House #204, New Denver, BC on 13 September 1946. His listed seized property includes his boat, the “Sweet Sixteen” or the “K.T.” also listed as the “Sea Farer” which was purchased by Canadian Fishing Company Limited, a number of nets, a.22 rifle and a 12 repeater shotgun, both of which were registered in his son’s name, a gramophone, a model ship in a glass case, and a violin and its case.
Sex M
Date of Birth 27 November 1875
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
C-9317 (589-637)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1333
Name Jinmatsu Izumi
Not Before: 06 April 1942
Not After: 22 October 1950



1333: Jinmatsu Izumi


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