Mitsu Asai

Mitsu Asai

She was born on 11 July 1901. Her maiden name is Mitsu Takauchi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Yasue Takauchi (mother; nee Yasue Yamamoto), Mantaro Takauchi (father), Heitaro Asai (husband), and Mitsuko Asai (daughter). Her home address is listed as 2476 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC and 289 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Kamloops, BC.


Regularized NameMitsu Asai
Custodian Identification Number5350
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Kamloops, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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