Matsuhei Kita

Matsuhei Kita

He was born on 24 October 1907. He was a farmer. His family includes Natsue Kita (mother) and Matsotaro Kita (father). He was forcibly uprooted to Summerland, BC. He died 10 March 1946 at Essondale, BC.


Regularized NameMatsuhei Kita
Custodian Identification Number14053
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Summerland, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Unknown. Research required.


Custodian Case Files (1)


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