Masako Kumagai

Masako Kumagai

She was born on 23 November 1898. Her maiden name is Masako Sasaki. She was a housewife. Her family includes Hachi Sasaki (mother; nee Hachi Ebina), Shozo Sasaki (father), Takeshi Kumagai (husband) and Hiroshi Kumagai (son). Her home address is listed as Robinson Road, Burquitlam, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Lemon Creek, Slocan, BC. She was exiled to Japan on 02 August 1946.


Regularized NameMasako Kumagai
Custodian Identification Number10673
NationalityJapanese national
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
LabelExiled to Japan
Residence (before uprooting)Burquitlam


Custodian Case Files (1)


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