10210: Odai Sumiya

10210: Odai Sumiya

Odai Sumiya

She was born on 6 November 1896. She was a housewife. Her family includes Jukichi Sumiya (husband), Yasuyoshi Sumiya (son), Chikayoshi Sumiya (son), Hiyoshi Sumiya (son), Hideyoshi Sumiya (son), Misaye Sumiya (daughter), Yoshiye Sumiya (daughter), Michiyoshi Sumiya (son). Her home address is listed as 639 Main Street, Vancouver BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and exiled to Japan on 2 October 1946.
Sex F
Date of Birth 06 November 1896
Nationality Japanese national
Locations uprooted
Slocan, BC
Date exiled to Japan 02 October 1946
Reel
C-9397 (2434-2438)
Type Person
Custodian Number 10210
Name Odai Sumiya

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10210: Odai Sumiya

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Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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