Sumie Ikebuchi

Sumie Ikebuchi

She was born on 10 June 1920. She was a cannery worker and dentist assistant employed by Dr. G. A. Ishiwara, 438 Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Fujino Ikebuchi (mother; nee Fujino Hatanaka) and Ichitaro Ikebuchi (father). Her home address is listed as 306 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Montreal, QC.


Regularized NameSumie Ikebuchi
Custodian Identification Number7807
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Montreal, QC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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