Sumie Kosaka

Sumie Kosaka

She was born on 13 November 1917. She was a house worker employed by Mrs. E. W. Arnott at 5584 Cypress Street, Vancouver, BC. Her family includes Kiyoka Kosaka (mother; nee Kiyoka Miyoshi) and Matsutaro Kosaka (father). Her home address is listed as 5584 Cypress Street, Vancouver, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameSumie Kosaka
Custodian Identification Number12735
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC


Custodian Case Files (1)


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