4702: Tokutaro Matsukura

4702: Tokutaro Matsukura

Tokutaro Matsukura

He was born on 7 February 1879. He was amine timber cutter employed by Iwasa. His family includes Nobu Matsukura (mother), Inatahichi Matsukura (father), Toshie Matsukura (wife; nee Toshie Ikegami), and Kikuno Matsukura (daughter). His home address is listed as Box 104, Cumberland, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 2 August 1946.
Sex M
Date of Birth 07 February 1879
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 August 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9347 (701-721)
Type Person
Custodian Number 4702
Name Tokutaro Matsukura



4702: Tokutaro Matsukura


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