2274: Matsujiro Tsumoto

2274: Matsujiro Tsumoto

Matsujiro Tsumoto

He was born on 15 April 1879. He was a fisherman. His family includes Fuzi Tsumoto (mother), Yakichi Tsumoto (father), and Haru Tsumoto (wife). His home address is listed as Vancouver Cannery, Eburne, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Sunnyside Ranch, Grand Forks, BC and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 15 April 1879
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
Grand Forks, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9328 (609-626)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2274
Name Matsujiro Tsumoto



2274: Matsujiro Tsumoto


Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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