Mable Adachi

Mable Adachi

She was born on 8 August 1920. She is also listed as Mable Sumiye Adachi, Mable Sumiye Kawashiro, and Mable Sumiye Kawashiri. She was a sales-clerk employed by Mr. T. Miakawa, 2633 McGill Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Riu Kawashiri [also listed as Ryu Kawashiri] (mother), Iwaichi Kawashiri (father), and Harry Adachi (husband). Her home address is listed as 134 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC and Toronto, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMable
SurnameAdachi
Regularized NameMable Adachi
Custodian Identification Number7860
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceToronto, ON

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