Sumiye Hosaki

Sumiye Hosaki

She was born on 1 February 1922. She was a cannery worker employed by Berryland Cannery, Haney, BC. Her family includes Seki Hosaki (mother; nee Mukumoto), Tsuma Hosaki (stepmother; nee Tsuma Kato), and Ichitaro Hosaki (father). Her home address is listed as 8th Avenue, Haney, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Oakville, MB.


Regularized NameSumiye Hosaki
Custodian Identification Number6418
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Oakville, MB
Residence (before uprooting)Haney


Custodian Case Files (1)


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