8892: Tamejiro Sumida

8892: Tamejiro Sumida

Tamejiro Sumida

He was born on 31 March 1881. He was a freelancing cook. His family includes Tamiko Sumida (mother; nee Tamiko Hagiwara), Shinazo Sumida (father), Haruno Sumida (wife), Shigeru Sumida (son), and Tsuyoshi Sumida (son). His home address is listed as 242 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Princeton Highway, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 31 March 1881
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Princeton Highway, BC
C-9387 (993-1017)
Type Person
Custodian Number 8892
Name Tamejiro Sumida



8892: Tamejiro Sumida


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