Masa Ito

Masa Ito

She was born on 28 May 1896. Her maiden name is Masa Hasegawa. She was a housewife. Her family includes Toki Hasegawa (mother), Kikusoro Hasegawa (father), Ichisaburo Ito (husband), Akira Ito (son), Tamotsu Ito (son), Masaru Ito (son), Atsuko Ito (daughter), Miyako Ito (daughter), and Motomu Ito (son). Her home address is listed as 3837 51st Avenue, West Vancouver, BC. Celtic Cannery, Eburne, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameMasa Ito
Custodian Identification Number589
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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