Susumu Homma

Susumu Homma

He was born on 26 August 1883. He was a fisherman employed by North Pacific Cannery, Skeena River, BC. His family includes Tatsu Homma (mother), Ryoteri Homma (father), Haruko Homma (wife; nee Haruko Sato), Akiko Homma (daughter), Hisako Homma (daughter), and Tatsuke Homma (daughter). His home address is listed as North Pacific Cannery, Skeena River, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC. He was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameSusumu Homma
Custodian Identification Number598
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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