2754: Shohei Sumi

2754: Shohei Sumi

Shohei Sumi

He was born on 24 January 1920. He was a gardener employed by his father. His family includes Matsuno Sumi (mother) and Toshimatsu Sumi (father). His home address is listed as 1677 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Three Valley Camp, Revelstoke, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 24 January 1920
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Revelstoke, BC
Reel
C-9330 (1681-1686)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2754
Name Shohei Sumi

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Title

2754: Shohei Sumi

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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