Sumiye Horii

Sumiye Horii

She was born on 8 April 1911. Her maiden name is Sumiye Okachi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Tsuma Okachi (mother; nee Tsuma Komatsu), Sankichi Okachi (father), Ryotaro Horii (husband), Akira Horii (son), Kiyoaki Horii (son), Sumio Horii (son), Isao Horii (son; deceased 1943), and Yoshiharu Horii (son). Her home address is listed as 368 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to East Lillooet, BC.


Regularized NameSumiye Horii
Custodian Identification Number8733
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)East Lillooet, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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