Mitsunobu Kumano

Mitsunobu Kumano

He was born on 16 November 1907. He was a taxi driver employed by S. Yamashita, 205 Gore Avenue, Vancouver, BC. His family includes Chiyono Kumano (mother; nee Chiyono Oniki), Hatsue Kumano (wife; nee Hatsue Matsukura), and Ayako Kumano [also listed as Joan Kumano] (daughter). His home address is listed as 522 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Tashme, BC.


Regularized NameMitsunobu Kumano
Custodian Identification Number2963
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Tashme, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Vancouver


Custodian Case Files (1)


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