Sumire Kaita

Sumire Kaita

She was born on 10 August 1922. She was a farmer employed by her father. Her family includes Suye Kaita (mother; nee Suye Sugiyama), and Takaji Kaita (father). Her home address is listed as Box 85, Pitt Meadows, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Oakville, Manitoba.

Metadata

ForenameSumire
SurnameKaita
Regularized NameSumire Kaita
Custodian Identification Number8522
NationalityCanadian born

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