Sueji Kumagai

Sueji Kumagai

He was born on 24 February 1900. He was a mill owner. His family includes Tokuye Kumagai (wife; nee Tokuye Sato). He lived in Kelowna, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Kelowna, BC and exiled to Japan on 24 December 1946.


Regularized NameSueji Kumagai
Custodian Identification Number11270
Residence (after uprooting)Kelowna, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Kelowna


Custodian Case Files (1)


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