11507: Masumi Mitsui

11507: Masumi Mitsui

Masumi Mitsui

He was born on October 1887. He was a self-employed farmer. His family includes Sugi Mitsui (wife; nee Sugi Fujino), Hideharu Mitsui (son), Emiko Mitsui (daughter), Sumiyo Mitsui (daughter), and George Mitsui [also listed as Hideo Mitsui] (son). He lived in Port Coquitlam, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Greenwood, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth October 1887
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
Greenwood, BC
C-9408 (1918-1962)
Type Person
Custodian Number 11507
Name Masumi Mitsui



11507: Masumi Mitsui


Metadata Author: Natsuki Abe
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