2830: Tetsuzo Matsumura

2830: Tetsuzo Matsumura

Tetsuzo Matsumura

He was born on 3 May 1881. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Deep Bay, BC. His family includes Kiyo Matsumura (wife; nee Kiyo Asahi) and Shigeo Kubota (step-son). His home address is listed as 30 Water Street, Vancouver, BC. Deep Bay, BC is listed as a former address. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 03 May 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Greenwood, BC
Reel
C-9331 (759-829)
Type Person
Custodian Number 2830
Name Tetsuzo Matsumura

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2830: Tetsuzo Matsumura

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Metadata Author: Lindy Marks
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