Mitsuo Izumi

Mitsuo Izumi

He was born on 18 December 1918. He was a millhand employed by V.L. and M. Lumber Company, Chemainus, BC. His family includes Towa Izumi (mother; nee Towa Mawatari), and Goshichi Izumi (father). His home address is listed as Chemainus, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Hamilton, ON.


Regularized NameMitsuo Izumi
Custodian Identification Number5733
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Hamilton, ON
Residence (before uprooting)Chemainus


Custodian Case Files (1)


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