Sumiyo Hori

Sumiyo Hori

Her maiden name was Sumiyo Suzuki. She was born on 3 April 1923. She was a student dressmaker employed by Shinkoda Manufacturing Company. Her family includes Toshio Hori (husband), Shugo Suzuki (father) and Toyo Suzuki (mother; nee Toyo Kosaka). Her home address is listed as 427 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Toronto, Ontario.


Regularized NameSumiyo Hori
Custodian Identification Number11020
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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