Makio Kumagai

Makio Kumagai

He was born on 8 June 1905. He was a mill hand employed by Pacific Pine Lumber Company, Queensborough, BC. His family includes Misa Kumagai (mother; nee Misa Komatsu), Zenjiro Kumagai (father), Noe Kumagai (wife; nee Noe Oike), June Kumagai [also listed as June Juneko Kumagai] (daughter), and Michio Kumagai [also listed as Michio Edward Kumagai] (son). His home address is listed as Rural Route No. 2, New Westminster, BC. Englewood, BC and Kent Road, Burquitlam, BC are listed as former addresses. He was forcibly uprooted to Bay Farms, Slocan, BC and London, ON.

Metadata

ForenameMakio
SurnameKumagai
Regularized NameMakio Kumagai
Custodian Identification Number12895
NationalityCanadian born
ResidenceSlocan, BC
ResidenceLondon, ON

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