6544: Seitaro Matsumura

6544: Seitaro Matsumura

Seitaro Matsumura

He was born on 22 May 1913. He was a fisherman employed by B.C. Packers, Steveston, BC. His family includes Ume Matsumura (mother; nee Ume Kojima), Matsujiro Matsumura (father), Shizuko Matsumura (wife), and Mitsuo Regie Matsumura [possibly Matsuo Regie Matsumura] (son). His home address is listed as P.O. Box 183, Canadian Pacific Cannery, No. 2 Road, Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB and Coaldale, AB.
Sex M
Date of Birth 22 May 1913
Nationality Canadian born
Locations uprooted
Lethbridge, AB
Coaldale, AB
Reel
C-9365 (2245-2340)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6544
Name Seitaro Matsumura

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6544: Seitaro Matsumura

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